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The Crown Jewels

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The Crown Jewels, unsigned £25.00 Limited Availability
The Crown Jewels, alternative double postmarked cover £30.00 Limited Availability
The Crown Jewels, signed General Richard Dannatt £35.00 Buy Now

Product Information

 

  • The Crown Jewels
  • Featuring all 8 Crown Jewel stamps
  • And a London EC3 postmark (23rd August, 2011)
  • Available signed by General Sir Richard Dannatt


Issue Date: 23/08/2011

Issue Name: The Crown Jewels

Producer: Buckingham Covers

 

Most of the Crown Jewels had been broken up during the time of Cromwell's Commonwealth, so when the nation celebrated the coronation of King Charles II, an entirely new set had to be produced. Join us in celebrating the 350th anniversary of the coronation of King Charles II and the Crown Jewels! Limited editions have been personally signed by General Sir Richard Dannatt, constable of the Tower of London.

 

  • The Crown Jewels
  • Featuring all 8 Crown Jewel stamps
  • And a London EC3 postmark (23rd August, 2011)
  • Available signed by General Sir Richard Dannatt

 

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The Crown Jewels

Following the executin of Charles I in 1649, Oliver Cromwell destroyed all the original Crown Jewels, as they were considered to be redundant. The only item in the present collection to survive the Commonwealth is the golden Ampulla which hold the Holy Oil and the spoon used to anoint the monarch. So the oldest items in the present coronation regalia were made for the coronation of King Charles II.

The Crown Jewels are displayed at the Jewel House in the Tower of London and can be viewed there by the public.

 

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Sir Richard Dannantt is the Constable of the Tower of London.

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