Sunday 18 December 2011

'Civil War News' page added

Just the briefest of posts to launch the new 'Civil War News' page; the tab is located just below the title banner.  A gift from my father many years ago this hugely impressionable set of trading cards recently resurfaced and I was horrified to find that there were gaps in what was once a complete set.  Fortunately with the magical infoweb at my fingertips and those good people at 'Fleabay' I have been able to put the collection back together again without too much of a financial drain!

The set has already inspired the construction of a diorama with 'Through the Swamp' so it seemed only fitting to give the rest of the cards a permanent page; who knows perhaps  there will be future projects lifted from their lurid and violent depictions of the American Civil War.


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  2. Very nice sir. Never saw anything like these before.

    Commando books where what I grew up reading :D

  3. The cards are really cool. You should add your painted vignette next to it on the page :-)

  4. Those card are wonderful. Thanks for sharing them

  5. Great collection and memories! Thanks for sharing.


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