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Hall & Son

Standard woodblock & stencil courts by Hall & Son, c.1810-1819.

standard woodblok & stencil courts by Hall & Son, superfine quality, c.1810

Above: standard woodblok & stencil courts by Hall & Son, superfine quality, c.1810.

Hall & Son George III garter duty aces of spades, c.1810

Above: Hall & Son George III garter duty aces of spades, each with one shilling and sixpence duty and their respective die numbers, c.1810.

Hall & Bancks outer playing card Wrapper, c.1823

In c.1820 Hall & Son became Hall & Bancks (brothers-in-law) and subsequently Bancks Brothers in 1841.

Left: Hall & Bancks outer playing card wrapper for the "The Great Mogul" brand made at their No.15 Piccadilly, London premises, c.1823. The wrapper bears the inscription "CARD MAKERS TO HIS MAJESTY THEIR R.H THE PRINCESS DUKE & DUCHESS OF GLOUCESTER AND PRINCE LEOPOLD".


REFERENCES

Lodge, Ken: The Standard English Pattern (second revised and enlarged edition), Bungay, Suffolk, 2010

All images and notes courtesy John Sings - www.gamesetal.net

Last Updated September 05, 2017 at 12:56pm

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