I believe that Royal Guard was in the past a Stanwell made house brand from the 1970s or 1980s. They weren't seconds (as far as I can tell, they were comparable to or better than regular Stanwell production for that era). More recently Royal Guard was brought back as a series within the Stanwell brand itself. Take a peak at the condition statement, evaluate the grain - and then take a glance at the price. Life is good.
R. 'Bear' Graves