D1 Tanks

D1 Tanks, British, USA and Russian


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Number Series D. Set No. 1
Name Tanks, British, U.S.A. and Russian
First year published 1942
Publisher Modelcraft
Number of cards 6
Size of cards 9 x 13 cm
Description Most likely issued in late 1942 or early 1943, priced at 1/4d.
The set D1 Tanks features seven different models:

  • Churchill
  • Crusader Mk. 6
  • General Grant
  • American Heavy
  • Russian Medium T 28
  • Bren Gun Carrier
  • B.S.A. Scout Car

The cards are expertly drawn but most do not make up into particularly accurate models. Each card carries printed text on the reverse. The cards are not usually varnished.
The set has a real wartime flavour.

Set D1 is very rare.