Revell Life Guards update

No waffle – here’s how my Revell Life Guards are looking (sorry, photos seem a bit dark!). The horses will be next under the brush.

Oh, maybe just a little waffle, then. I’ve been looking through my trade cards and found an album of cards by non-cigarette brands. After the Second World War, as the production of card sets by tobacco manufacturers waned, confectioners and tea brands seem to have taken up the practice in their place. The artwork seldom seemed to have matched the fine quality of pre-war sets, but some were attractive nonetheless.

Being a prestigious and well-known regiment, the Life Guards featured regularly. Here’s a selection I’ve found just in my own collection:


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