These Life Guards by William Britons Ltd c1930. The company was founded by William Britain Jr., who invented the process of hollow casting in lead in 1893. This revolutionary technique soon made the company a market leader. By 1931 - about the time these figures were made - the company employed 450 people in its London factory and its catalogue included over 400 sets.
|Life Guards by William Britons Ltd c1930|
These are currently on display in the National Army Museum.
How good are they?ReplyDelete
See us Brits can be market leaders. Were are they now? BLUSHReplyDelete
those are true classics!ReplyDelete
Simply beautiful - literally.ReplyDelete