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The Band of the Life Guards in State Dress WINDSOR ENGLAND Vintage Tuck's Postcard
The Band of the Life Guards in State Dress WINDSOR ENGLAND Vintage Tuck's Postcard
Raphael Tuck & Sons "Oilette"

The Band of the Life Guards in State Dress WINDSOR ENGLAND Vintage Tuck's Postcard

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Vintage souvenir Oilette postcard published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., "The Band of the Life Guards in State Dress".  Carfax in the lower-right corner, thought to refer to the Carfax Gallery, established in 1898 to promote and sell works by some of the lesser-known artists of the time.

The back of the postcard reads: Band of the Life Guards in State Dress, preceded by the Drum Horse bearing the famous Silver Drums presented to the Regiment by King William IV, who was then Colonel-in-Chief of the Regiment, at the Home Park, Windsor, 1831. 

  • Era: Tuck's Oilette, #5318
  • Location: London, England, UK
  • Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd
  • Artwork: Carfax Gallery
  • Subject: Military in London, military guard, horses
  • Condition: Excellent with discoloration and spots on back, possibly old glue
  • Postmark: July 8, 1944 - Cincinnati, Ohio to Lockland, Ohio
  • Postage Stamp: 1¢ Statue of Liberty National Defense Issue stamp(Blue/Green #899 - 1940), canceled but not affixed
  • Message: Many Happy Returns of the Day (red stamp)
  • Size: 5 ½” x 3 ½”

Packaged in protective postcard sleeve.


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