English Playing Cards

Series 'B': Cards with Garter Aces from 1801-1828

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The 'Ace Types' on the right identify the tax ace in John Berry , Taxation on Playing-Cards in England from 1711 to 1960,  IPCS papers No. 3, Jan. 2001.

A4 George III, 6d additional duty stamped three times, 1701-c1810
A4a as above but for smaller format cards
A8(x) Exportation Ace, George III, 1765-1828

plainbacks reference number and maker Date Estimate

Ace Type

B30 Ludlow c1800 n/a
B3 Stopforth 'late foreman to Gibson' 1801 A4
B21 T Wheeler 1805 A4
B35 Hardy 1805 A4
B36 Hardy 1805 A4
B4 Hunt & Son  s. Gibson 1805 A8 (x)
B22 Hunt & Sons s. Gibson 1806 A4
B42 T Wheeler 1806 A4
B17 Hunt & Son  s. Gibson 1808 A4
B18 Stopforth 1810 A4
B28 Brotherton 1810 A4
B34 T Wheeler c 1810 A8(x)
Smaller Size
B12 Hall 1803 A4a
B14 Stopforth 1805 A4a
B33 Hall & Son 1806 A4a
B39 Hall & Son (Faro) 1806 A4a
B16 Gibson, Hunt & Son 1808 A4a

A5 George III, 1s/6d additional duty, c1804-1828
A8 (x) Exportation Ace, George III, 1765-1828

plainbacks reference number and maker Date Estimate

Ace Type

B32 Hall & Son 1806 A5
B5 SamL & JosH Fuller 1808 A5
B27 Hunt & Sons 1810 A5
B7 Josiah Stone 1812 A5
B6 I Hardy 1812 A8 (x)
B25 Hall & Son 1813 A5
B37 Hall & Son 1813 A5
B8 Hall & Son 1815 A5
B19 I Hardy 1815 A8 (x)
B29 T Wheeler 1810-1816 A5
B13 Hunt & Sons 1818 A5
B23 Hunt & Sons 1820 A5
B15 Josiah Stone 1820 A8 (x)
B24 Hunt & Sons 1823 A5
B26 Hall & Son 1825 - 1830 A5
     
B31 John Young of Dublin c1824 Eire
B1 Unknown 'Toy' format 1814 Anon
B2 Unknown 'Toy' format 1820 Anon
B38 Unknown (poss. US Manuf. ) ?1820 Anon
B40 Forgery/Unknown ?1800 Ace Woodblocked on sheet!
B43 Redrawn/Unknown - ?Hunt? ?1800 Plain Ace

A6 George IV, 6d additional duty, 1820-1828
A9 (x) Exportation Ace, George IV, 1820-1828

plainbacks reference number and maker Date Estimate

Ace Type

B9 Thomas Creswick 1820 A6
B41 Thomas Creswick Imperial 1820-23 A6
B10 Hunt & Sons 1824 A9 (x)
B20 Hunt & Sons 1825 A6
B11 Thomas Creswick 1828 A6