Standard woodblock & stencil courts by Hall & Son, c.1810-1819.
Above: standard woodblok & stencil courts by Hall & Son, superfine quality, 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.
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".
Lodge, Ken: The Standard English Pattern (second revised and enlarged edition), Bungay, Suffolk, 2010