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