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Collectibles: Royalty And Other Vips (146 items)

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A variety of items relating to Royalty, with an emphasis on British Royalty, but also including other royalty and world leaders including the Italian Royal Family and King Victor Emanuel, Cuba's Batista, Mexico's Maximilian, India's Gandhi, and Japan's Hirohito.

 



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Item J1278Item J1278
Royalty: Commemorative Limited edition crystal bowl produced as a tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales. Handcrafted by Stuart of Great Britain, a member of The Waterford Wedgwood Group, the 4" vertically ribbed bowl has an etched wreath w/a rose in the center and "Diana" above and "Princess of Wales 1961-1997 England's Rose" below. Specially commissioned in 1998 for Princess of Wales Memorial Fund. a tasteful, attractive remembrance. $45.00


Item LK1279Item LK1279
Royalty: ROYALTY Monthly Magazine. August 1987. Princess Diana on cover. Major feature: Charles & Diana, plain sailing for the first six years? $25.00


Item LK1280Item LK1280
Royalty: ROYALTY Monthly Magazine. March 1984. Princess Diana on cover. "Diana Goes Solo in NOrway" and "Will it be a sister for William?" $25.00


Item LK1281Item LK1281
Royalty: ROYALTY Monthly Magazine. 1986 Princess Diana on cover. "William Goes to School," "Diana in Belfast" and "Can Diana Knock'em Dead in the States?" $25.00


Item LK1282Item LK1282
Royalty: MAJESTY monthly royal review. Oct 1986. Princess Diana on cover. "Diana, William and Harry on Holiday." $25.00


LK1283
Royalty: MAJESTY monthly royal review. July 1984. Princess Diana on cover. "The Princess of Wales birthday look." $25.00


LK1284
Royalty: MAJESTY monthly royal review. Feb 1983. Prince Charles, Princess Diana and Prince William on cover. $25.00


Item LK1285Item LK1285
Royalty: MAJESTY monthly royal review. Aug 1983. Princess Diana on cover. "The Prince and Princess of Wales in Canada" $25.00


Item LK1286Item LK1286
Royalty: MAJESTY monthly royal review. Dec 1985. Princess Diana on cover. "On tour with Charles and Diana" $25.00


Item LK1287Item LK1287
Royalty: MAJESTY monthly royal review, Apr 1983. Princess Diana and Prince William on cover. Major feature on Charles, Diana and William. $25.00


Item LK1288Item LK1288
Royalty: MAJESTY monthly royal review, June 1987. Princess Diana on cover. "Spanish Eyes on Diana and Charles" $25.00


Item LK1289Item LK1289
Royalty: MAJESTY monthly royal review, Aug 1982. Princess Diana, Prince Charles and Prince William on cover. $25.00


Item LK1290Item LK1290
Royalty: IN BRITAIN magazine, April 1982. Princess Diana on cover. "Princess of Wales: her first royal year." $25.00


Item LK1291Item LK1291
Royalty: The Illustrated LONDON NEWS magazine. Sept 1982. Princess Diana w/Prince William (Prince Charles looking on from bkgd) on cover. "The Royal Christening" $25.00


Item LK1292Item LK1292
Royalty: The Illustrated LONDON NEWS magazine. Aug 1982. Prince Charles and Princess Diana on cover, the Prince holding baby Prince William. "Welcome to Prince William" $25.00


LK1293
Royalty: NEWSWEEK, Aug 3, 1981. Prince Charles & Princess Diana with her arms around him on cover. "Royal Wedding" $25.00


Item K8906PBItem K8906PB
Royalty: Coronation stamps. Complete set of 60 tinted souvenir stamps commemorating the 1937 English Coronation of King George V. $50.00


Item J5635Item J5635
Royalty: Glass tumbler commemorating 1953, Coronation Year for Queen Elizabeth. 5-1/4" high. $16.00


Item A2092PBItem A2092PB
Royalty: QUICK news weekly magazine, Mar 10, 1952, Elizabeth, England's New Queen, on cover. $6.00


Item W4849Item W4849
Royalty: Silver Jubilee of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. Antigua booklet. 1 $5 stamp unused inside. Covers says there are also 50 cent stamps but these neither seem to be present nor torn out. 1977. $12.50


Item J2702Item J2702
Royalty: Chrome individual tea pot commemorating Queen Elizabeth II's coronation. Etched, in shape & decor of a crown. "Elizabeth II Coronation June 1953" embossed around base. Black bakelite handle on pot and on lid. 3-3/4" high, 7-1/4" wide from edge of handle to tip of spout. Bottom marked "Swan-Cromalin. Made in England" $65.00


Item J2544Item J2544
Royalty: 5" English Sheffield pewter mug commemorating the silver jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Etched image of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II w/"Silver Jubilee" at top and "1952 1977" at bottom. The Coat of Arms of H.R.H. Duke of Edinburgh on one side and of Her Majesty The Queen on the other. One scrape about 1" up from base 1-1/4" long otherwise fine. $30.00


Item J2472Item J2472
Royalty: Royal wedding plate. Ironstone, produced by Mason's. Images of Charles and Diana in floral & leaf design. "To celebrate the wedding of H.R.H. Prince Charles Lady Diana Spencer July 29th 1981" around edge. Deep red. Striking. 8-1/8" $70.00


Item J2473Item J2473
Royalty: Royal wedding plate. Ironstone, produced by Mason's. Images of Charles and Diana in floral & leaf design. "To celebrate the wedding of H.R.H. Prince Charles Lady Diana Spencer July 29th 1981" around edge. Blue. Striking. 8-1/8" $70.00


Item KR049RItem KR049R
Royalty: Matching pair of hand painted octagonal-shaped blue mirrors, one with the image of Britain's King George and the other with Queen Mary (the parents of Queen Elizabeth). Very unusual. 4-1/2" wide. $150.00


Item J2250Item J2250
Royalty: Tremendous Edinburgh Crystal Rose Bowl. Produced by the Royal Mint especially to celebrate the centenary year of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. The delicately engraved motif of bows and lions alludes to the arms and family name of the Queen Mother, whilst the inscription featured on the front marks her centenary, etched "Celebrating the Centenary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother 1900-2000." Only 5" wide, the bowl comes in a regal purple presentation box. Only 1,000 pieces were produced. $400.00


Item K0008AItem K0008A
Royalty: Red & gold Charles & Di leather wedding drink coaster, 3-1/4" round. Crown emblem in center w/sets of wedding bells on each side, "Diana & Charles" around top, "29th July 1981" around bottom" $12.50


Item K0008BItem K0008B
Royalty: Blue & gold Charles & Di leather wedding drink coaster, 3-1/4" round. Crown emblem in center w/sets of wedding bells on each side, "Diana & Charles" around top, "29th July 1981" around bottom" $12.50


Item K0008CItem K0008C
Royalty: Black & gold Charles & Di leather wedding drink coaster, 3-1/4" round. Crown emblem in center w/sets of wedding bells on each side, "Diana & Charles" around top, "29th July 1981" around bottom" $12.50


Item A2162Item A2162
Royalty: Post card. Sepia photo "The Royal engagement, H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth and Lt. Philip Mountbatten, R.N." postmarked June 1949 from London to Ardmore, PA. Someone penned the message "Greetings! Elizabeth & Phillip" $20.00


A2163C3
Royalty: lst Day Cover. Photo of Elizabeth & Philip, "Commemorating the Wedding of Her Royal Highness The Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary with Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten R.N."postmarked Feb 16, 1948 from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. $20.00


Item K9158QPBItem K9158QPB
Royalty: QUICK news weekly magazine, Feb 2, 1953, Princess Margaret on cover. $3.00


A2861
Royalty: B&W glossy press photo with caption. President Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth inspect honor guard at Balmoral Castle. 8/28/59. (Queen is breaking her announced decision to make no more public appearances until after the birth of her third child.) $8.00


A6539
Royalty: Picture Post magazine. Full color photo of Queen Elizabeth on cover. "God Save the Queen" Special Coronation Souvenir Number. Vol 59, No. 11. June 13, 1953. Some slight wear but still very good condition. $10.00


A7060
Royalty: (book) "The Life Story of King George V" by Richard C. Dent, 330p. illus. $8.00


A7343
Royalty: (book) "The History of the Coronation" byLawrence E. Tanner M.V.O., V.P.S.A., Keeper of the Muniments & Library, Westminster Abbey. 1952. 96p illus. oversize. Slight wear to DJ. $10.00


A7344
Royalty: (book) "The Pictorial Story of Buckingham Palace and the royal Household" by Marguerite D. Peacocke. Undated, most appears to be written & photographed during George VI rein. Soft cover. $5.00


A7345
Royalty: (book) "The Pictorial History of Westminster Abbey" by Canon Adam Fox, D.D., Archdeacon of Westminster. Circa 1952, undated. soft cover. $5.00


A7346
Royalty: (book) "The Pictorial History of St. Paul's Cathedral, the Parish Church of the British Commonwealth," by the Reverend W. M. Atkins, M.A., librarian of St. Paul's. Much on George VI's rein but probably circa 1952. soft cover. $5.00


A7347
Royalty: (book) "H.R.H. Prince Charles" by Anwar Hussein. 1978 by Trewin Copplestone Pub. Ltd. 126p. full color illus. DJ $10.00


A7348
Royalty: (book) "Royal Romance" An Illustrated History of the Royal Love Affairs, by Lynn Picknett. 1980. Contents starts with King Edward VII and Princess Alexandra, includes chapters on King George V and Princess May of Teck, King Edward VIII and Wallace Simpson, George Duke of Kent and Princess Marina, King George VI and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Lord Louis Mountbatten and Edwina Ashley, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, Princess Margaret and Peter Townsend, Prince Edward of Kent and Kathrine Worsley, Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong Jones, et. al. 160p. many great photos, particularly of some of the lesser known royal family members of the early 20th century. DJ $14.00


A7349
Royalty: (book) "Britain's Birthright" Historical text by F. Gordon Roe. 80p. illus. Circa 1950. $5.00


A7350
Royalty: (book) "The Second Golden Gift Book of Prince Charles and Princess Anne," a lavishly illustrated record of the royal children. Great pictures of young Charles and Anne (approx 4 & 2 years old) on cover. 1952. Photo book with great illus. on every page; all b&w. soft cover. $8.00


A7351
Royalty: (book) "H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh" a nice photo book of Prince Phillip done in 1952. Mostly b&w pics. soft cover. $6.50


A7352
Royalty: (book) "Mountbatten, Eighty Years in Pictures," 1979. 224p. Nice personal & professional history of this outstanding man. DJ $10.00


A7353
Royalty: (book) "Coronation Day" by Howard Marshall. 1953. 70p. illus. Well done with tasteful maroon and cream cover with gold lettering. Ex.lib. (British Embassy Library stamp). $15.00


A7354
Royalty: (book) "The Story of Prince Andrew". Text by Trevor Hall. 1983. oversize book. Mostly a photo book, full color, of this good looking young man, his early life and beginning duties of responsibility. DJ has book store sticker at bottom right. $17.50


A7355
Royalty: (book) "Sixty Glorious Years" by Christopher Warwick 1986 commemorating the 60th birthday of Queen Elizabeth. oversize book, 176p. illus. DJ $12.50


A7356A
Royalty: (book) "Crown of a Thousand Years," a millennium of British History presented as a pageant of Kings and Queens, by M. E. Hudson and Mary Clark. 1978. 152p. Some great full color, full page pictures of paintings and manuscripts illustrating British royalty over the centuries. DJ $12.50


A7357
Royalty: (book) "The Duchess of Windsor" by Diana Mosley, 1980. 224p. illus. DJ. A tastefully written and interesting biography of a remarkable woman. $12.50


A7358
Royalty: (book) "Royal Style, an intimate look inside the palaces and country houses of Britain's royal family," by Ingrid Seward. 1988. 168p illus. DJ has Prince Charles & Diana on cover. $12.00


A7360
Royalty: (book) "Westminster Abbey" printed in Great Britain, undated, probably circa 1970s. Totally full color photography. Oversize 14" DJ. $10.00


A7361
Royalty: (book) "The Royal House of Windsor" by Elizabeth Longford, 1974. 288p. illus. well done, oversize 10" w/attractive DJ. $15.00


A7362
Royalty: (book) "Queen Elizabeth II" a biography, by Judith Campbell, 1979. 184p. well illustrated with many full page, full color pictures. Oversize 10-1/4" book. DJ. $12.50


A7363
Royalty: (book) "The Royals" an intimate look at the lives and lifestyles of Britain's Royal Family by Jeannie Sakol & Caroline Latham. 1987. 377p illus. DJ $10.50


A7364
Royalty: (book) "Royal Silver Jubilee" by Patrick Montague-Smith. 1976 County Life Books. 176p. illus. oversize 12" book. Nice picture of the Queen seated with Prince Phillip standing at her side on DJ. $12.50


A7365
Royalty: (book) "Silver Jubilee, a Complete Pictorial Record," by Serge Lemoine, 1977. 160p. heavily illustrated, mostly with color photographs. Oversize 13" book. DJ. $14.50


A7366
Royalty: (book) "The Queen Mother," 1983 1st Edition. Greenwich House. Fully illus., most in color. Oversize book 11-3/4" DJ. $12.00


A7367
Royalty: (book) "Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother," by Godfrey Talbot. Foreward by HRH The Prince of Wales. 1978. 176p. illus. Oversize book 12" with DJ. $12.00


A7368
Royalty: (book) "The Story of the Royal Family." Text by Don Coolican; foreward by The Earl of Lichfield. 416p circa 1980. Heavily illustrated, mostly with color photography. Printed in Spain, this oversize 11-3/4" book is not only a "coffee table" book, but meant for a sturdy coffee table. DJ. $22.00


A7464
Royalty: (book) "The Life of King Edward VII, told in two phases: The Prince and The Sovereign." The Graphic Special Number (price. 1 shilling) 68p. May 11, 1910. Great photos in this oversize 16-1/4" book. Soft cover, very slight edge wear. Great photo coverage of family, coronation and the king's life. Note: This copy is complete with the four supplements on glossy stock: 11-3/4" x 16" full color portrait of King Edward as a Yachtsman by Arthur Garratt, 11-3/4" x 16" full color print of the J. H. F. Bacon portrait "His Majesty King George V", the 16" x 23" print of the b&w Bacon works "The Coronation of King Edward" and the 16" x 23" b&w drawing of "His Majesty King Edward VII in Death" by Sir Luke Fildes, R.A. $70.00


A7465
Royalty: (book) "Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Rose at Home," published by authority of Her Majesty the Queen, by Lisa Sheridan. 1941 1st ed. Great photos of the young girls and their activities. hard cover. $25.00


A7466
Royalty: (book) "Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Elizabeth II" by Sarah Langton. vol 2. 80p. many photos. circa. 1950s. DJ. $9.00


A7468
Royalty: (book) "Royal Children 1840-1980, from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II" by Celia Clear. 1981. 136p. illus. DJ. $12.00


A7469
Royalty: (book) "King George VI" by Arthur Groom. A tribute to a great and good man who was also a king. 96p. full of photos including many of the king's funeral. Circa 1950s. DJ. $12.00


A7470
Royalty: (book) "King George VI and Queen Elizabeth" by Frances Donaldson. 1977. 127p. illus. DJ. $9.50


A7471
Royalty: (book) "Royal Family Library: Prince Andrew & Prince Edward," by Lornie Leete-Hodge, 1980. 64p. many illustrations. DJ. $10.00


Item A7473Item A7473
Royalty: Coronation Pitcher. 5-1/2" high. Printed inside top, "Coronation June 2, 1953" and on sides of pitcher, portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, goddess of peace, cherubs and "E II R" with crown & wreath. All in black on off white bone china. Spout of pitcher is in the form of a man's face. More design on handle. $75.00


Item A7474Item A7474
Royalty: Coronation tumbler, 4-1/2" high. Glazed pink porcelain by Johnson Bros., England. "Coronation 1937 H. M. King Edward VIII" embossed around top with 2-1/2" white cameo portrait of king on side. Nice. $80.00


Item A7475Item A7475
Royalty: 9-3/4" diameter crystal bowl. "Coronation King George VI, May 12, 1937" with the crown and "God Save the King" all embossed, scalloped edge. $120.00


Item A7476Item A7476
Royalty: Porcelain coronation tumbler, 4" white made by British Pottery. Full color Coronation June 2, 1953 H.M. Queen Elizabeth II" emblem with her profile. Also the E II R & crown emblem. $60.00


Item A7480Item A7480
Royalty: "Wade Engand Coronation 1953" in bottom of small blue 4-3/4" bowl with the royal seal in the bottom, the names of the British Empire countries around edge along with animals depicting these countries, all embossed. "British Empire, South Africa, India, Newfoundland, Canada, New Zealand, Australia." Nice. $90.00


Item A7481Item A7481
Royalty: Small 4-1/4" fine bone china dish to commemorate "40th Anniversary of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II 1952-1992" Regal purple silhouette of the Queen with wide purple band containing flowers and shamrocks. Gold band. $18.00


Item A7484Item A7484
Royalty: Royal Staffordshire bone china dish. Full color royal heraldry crown/shield with lion and unicorn in bottom. Below: "Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee 1952-1977" with gold scalloped rim (slight wear to gold). $26.50


Item A7485Item A7485
Royalty: Kingswear Pottery ashtray. 4-3/4" square with cigarette "gutter" in each corner. "Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee 1977" with crown and "E II R" emblem. purple, silver & gold on buff bkgd. $22.00


Item A7486Item A7486
Royalty: White glazed 8" plate. Full color pic of Queen Elizabeth in gold wreath with British flags and regal crown at top with "40th Anniversary" Below pic, "H. M. Queen Elizabeth II 1952-1992" on yellow ribbon scroll. Flowers and leaves decoration. Basketweave/floral embossed 1" border. $20.00


Item A7488Item A7488
Royalty: Small 4-1/8" fine china dish commemorating "the marriage of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer, 29th July, 1981" with pics of both in b&w surrounded by busy colorful floral design and a red dragon on top. Made by Poole, England. $22.00


Item A7489Item A7489
Royalty: Royal Worcester Fine Porcelain dish. "To Commemorate the Marriage of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer" around edge with inner red & blue bands and an outer gold band. Plummed crown in center with the marriage date of 1981. 1/2" lip in dish with ribbed outer edge. 7" diameter. $25.00


Item A7492Item A7492
Royalty: Absolutely beautiful full color portrait of "The Princess of Wales with Prince Henry." on a 10-5/8" English bone china plate with gold rim. $75.00


Item A7495Item A7495
Royalty: 4-3/8" Wedgwood Jasperware dish, blue with white cameo of Queen Elizabeth's profile surrounded by white stars. $25.00


Item A7497Item A7497
Royalty: Hinged lid coronation tin with Queen Elizabeth II's photo on top in full color. "E II H" with royal crown and "A Souvenir of the Coronation of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II 1953" on two sides. Westminster Abbey on one of the other sides and Buckingham Palace on the last side. 5-1/2" x 5-1/2" x 2-3/4" high. Very good condition. $35.00


Item A7500Item A7500
Royalty: Heavy 8-1/2" plaster plaque commemorating "The Queen's Silver Jubilee 1952-1977" with full royal heraldry shield w/crown, lion and unicorn. Brown and gold. Several edge nicks. $5.00


Item A7504Item A7504
Royalty: 5-1/2" x 4-7/8" wooden plaque with heavy brass insignia, Cut out design silhouettes two figures with crowns. Incused in the brass: "George VII and Queen Mary 1911". Top part is a loop indicating perhaps the brass piece was worn around the neck or hung from something, or perhaps was part of a door knocker. Brass part is 3-3/4" x 2-3/4" and varies between 1/16" & 1/8" thick. Words are difficult to read showing wear. $35.00


A9975TO
Royalty: 7 Wills tobacco cards, "Our King and Queen" B&W scenes relating to King George V including the coronation, his marriage in 1923, as a naval cadet, etc. $25.00


LK0398
Royalty: (book) "The Biography of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales," by W. & L. Townsend, 1929, London. 296p. $12.50


LK0401
Royalty: (book) "The Life of Byron" by Elizabeth Longford, 1976. 237p DJ. $5.00


LK0402
Royalty: (book) "Wellington, The Years of the Sword," by Elizabeth Longford, 1971. 612p illus. DJ. $7.00


LK0403
Royalty: (book) "At Home With the Royal Family," by Paul James & Peter Russell, 1986. Harper & Row. 246p DJ. $10.00


LK0404
Royalty: (book) "Lonely But Not Alone," H.R.H. Wilhelmina, Princess of The Netherlands. 1959. The personal story of Wilhelmina, who for 50 years was Queen of The Netherlands, is more of a deep spiritual adventure than a history, with Wilhelmina sharing her deep religious faith and how it helped carry her through the two world wars. 248p. DJ. $12.50


LK0406
Royalty: (book) "Prince Albert, a Biography," by Robert Rhodes James, 1984. Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 300p DJ. $9.50


Item LK0877Item LK0877
Royalty: 16MM headline edition Castle Films reel of b&w film, "Royal Wedding" Elizabeth & Phillip. In original R/W/B cardboard box. $45.00


Item LK1276Item LK1276
Royalty: The Illustrated LONDON NEWS "Royal Year 1987" captured in words and pictures. The Royal Family at home and abroad, at work and play. 100p. $12.50


Item LK1277Item LK1277
Royalty: MAJESTY, monthly royal review. Feb 1982. Queen Elizabeth II on cover. Special Anniversary Edition. Thirty Years the Queen. 40p illus. $15.00


Item LK1278Item LK1278
Royalty: "The First Royal Tour by the Prince & Princess in Australia and New Zealand. 1983" Full color cover of Charles and Di waving. Tremendous full color documentation of their many activities on this tour. $20.00


LK1294
Royalty: (book) "The Unforgettable Winston Churchill, Giant of the Century" by the editors of LIFE. 1965. 132p photo book. $8.00


Item LK1295Item LK1295
Royalty: (book) "The Story of Winston Churchill" by Earl Schenck Miers, illustrated with photographs. 1965. $8.00


LK4982
Royalty: (book) "Prince Philip, An Informal Biography," by Basil Boothroyd. 1971. 309p illus. DJ. The McCall Publishing Co, 2nd printing. Saturday Review Book Club. $10.00


LK4983
Royalty: (book) "Queen Elizabeth" by Katharine Anthony. 1929. Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 260p illus. ex.lib. $8.50


J2263K
Royalty: (book) "Queen Anne Boleyn" a novel by Francis Hackett. 1939 1st edition. 477p. $6.00


W3353E
Royalty: (book) "Queen Elizabeth" by Jacob Abbott. Makers of History. The New Werner Company. Undated. 223p. (note: not Elizabeth II). Good condition. $8.00


T121
Royalty: (book) "Phantom Crown, The Story of Maximilian & Carlota of Mexico" by Bertita Harding. Illus. 1953. Ediciones Tolteca, Mexico. First Mexican Edition. 443p. Excellent condition. Bound in full sheepskin w/leather lettering pieces on spine, floral end papers. $15.00


Item A6080NItem A6080N
Royalty: First Nighters at Paris Lido - The Duke and Duchess of Windsor were members of the hand-picked audience that attended the opening of the famous Champs-Elysees Lido Show. Top-drawer celebrities of society, the stage, screen and the finer arts attended. Here the duchess brings a smile to the face of the Duke (right) with some remark as they watched the show. Dec 19, 1955. 7" x 9" Original press photo w/caption. $25.00


Item A6081NItem A6081N
Royalty: Since the renunciation of her romance with Captain Peter Townsend, Princess Margaret has often been described by SOB sisters as "heart broken". But this is the radiant, smiling face she presented to the world when she officiated at the launching of the new 22,000-ton Cunard Liner "Carinthia" at a Clydebank Shipyard on Dece bmer 14, 1955. The princess never looked happier. 7" x 9" Original press photo w/caption. $18.00


Item A6082NItem A6082N
Royalty: The British Royal Family Welcomes Royal Italian Visitors. Above is shown H.R. King George of England with King Victor Emanuel of Italy, driving through the streets of London on the arrival of the Italian Royal family in England. June 3, 1924. Original press photo w/caption. Some edge chipping but major portion of photo is very good. 8" x 10" $80.00


Item A6083NItem A6083N
Royalty: H. R. King George of England with King Victor Emanuel of Italy, riding through the streets of London on the arrival of the Italian royal family in England. June 3, 1924. Original press photo, no caption. Upper left corner clipped. 8" x 10" $70.00


Item A6084NItem A6084N
Royalty: First studio portrait of Italy's Queen in thirty years. For the first time in 30 years, Queen Elena of Italy has broken her own rule regarding studio pictures of herself and family. She finally consented to pose for this picture which is the same pose from 30 years ago. Signed Petri. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" Original press photo w/caption. $80.00


Item A6085NItem A6085N
Royalty: The Queen Mother of Italy, the Perfect Queen. Rome - an exclusively posed portrait of Margherite of Savoia, Queen Mother of Italy. She is the mother of the present King of Italy, and was born at Turin Nov 20, 1851. Her husband Umberto I, died in 1900. She is the daughter of Ferdinand Duke of Genoa. Queen Margherite is much noted for her example of what a perfect queen should be, and is much worshipped by the Italian nation. She has Grand Dame manners, unfailing tact and sweetness of disposition. The Queen Mother has just disposed of her famous Villa Aldo-Brandine, the most historic residence in Rome to Crown Prince Humbert. July 11, 1923 original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $80.00


Item A6086NItem A6086N
Royalty: Seven Queens to attend Princess Mary when she marries Viscount Lasoelles. No European wedding in recent years will have so many reigning heads in attendance as the wedding next year of Princess Mary to Viscount Lasoelles the richest bachelor in the British Empire. Seven queens will attend the Princess at the wedding which it is said will be held in Westminister Abbey. Gifts from every quarter of the globe are already being received at the home of Mary Guelp (the family name of the princess) at her home in Buckingham Palace. Original press photo w/caption. 8-1/2" x 6" White margin of right side has been trimmed off. $70.00


Item A6087NItem A6087N
Royalty: King Victor Emmanuel III, Italy. Original press photo. 7" x 9-1/2" Edge chipping and one tear on right margin. Sharp photo. $50.00


Item A6088NItem A6088N
Royalty: King Victor Emmanuel of Italy. Original press photo. Bottom left corner missing but not affecting photo. 5" x 7" $50.00


Item A6089NItem A6089N
Royalty: King Victor Emmanuel III, Italy. Original press photo. Edge chipping. 8" x 10" $50.00


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Royalty: King Victor Emmanuel III, Italy. Original press photo. 6" x 8" $50.00


Item A6090NItem A6090N
Royalty: King Victor Emmanuel III, Italy. Original press photo. 8" x 10" Edge chipping. $50.00


Item A6092NItem A6092N
Royalty: King and Queen of Italy. King Victor Emmanuel. 1919. Original press photo w/caption. Right margin has damage. $50.00


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Royalty: Royal father of betrothed pair driving to Quirinal Palace. Rome, Italy - King Victor Emanuel of Italy and his guest, albert, King of the Belgians, driving in open carriage to the Quirinal Palace upon the arrival of the Royal wedding party from Brussels preparatory to the marriage of Crown Prince Humbert of Italy and Princess Marie Jose of Belgium. A monster crowd of Romans had turned out for the homecoming and not only lined the Royal route but gathered in the square outside the palace waiting for the Royal families to make an appearance on the balcony. Original press photo. 8" x 10" $70.00


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Royalty: At Italy's Royal Wedding. Turin, Italy - Pictured on the balcony of the Royal Palace of Torino after their marriage here are the Duke of Genoa, nephew of the King of Italy, and his bridge, the noble lady Marta Luisa dei Conti di Ricaldone, daughter of Count Ricaldone. With the Royal bridal pair are Queen Helena of Italy (left) and King Victor Emmanuel (second from right). The Archbishop of Turin officiated at the wedding ceremony. Mar 7, 1938. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" Original press photo w/caption. $60.00


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Royalty: The Italian Royal Family Welcomed in England. London - Exclusive photo taken at the Guildhall, showing the city recorder reading the speech of welcome from the City of London on the occasion of the arrival of the Italian Royal Family. The King and Queen of Italy may be seen seated facing the speaker. On the right, seated, are the Duke of Connaught, Prince Henry, Prince Humbert of Italy; standing to the left of the Queen of Italy is Ramsay MacDonald, (in uniform). The Duke of York and the Prince of Wales are in ghe group at the right. June 3, 1924. Original press photo w/caption. 8" x 10" Right margin chipped. $85.00


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Royalty: How Royal Family Aids Italy Against Sanctions-- Rome, Italy. Picture shows entire Italian Royal Family, which King Emmanuel ordered auctioned to the highest bidder two years ago, the proceeds to go to charity. Below the picture is the lette written by Queen Elena to her cousin, Premier Benito Mussolini, in which she states that she will offer her gold wedding ring to her country to be melted down and used in her country's fight against economic sanctions invoked by the League of Nations. Dec 2, 1914. Original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $70.00


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Royalty: Italian Royal Wedding. Oct 1925. Pictured are members of the Royal Wedding Party posed outside the Royal Castle at Racconigi, where princess Mafalda of Italy became the bride of Prince Philip of Hesse. This is an exclusive photograph made for "international" by the Court photographer. At the extreme left is shown the Crown Prince Umberto of Italy. Next, grey haired man in uniform with face partly hidden is the Duke D'Aosta. Fourth from left, is show Princess Mafalda with her husband, Prince Philip of Hesse, next to whom is the Dowager Queen of Italy with King Victor Emanuel of Italy. The tall dark haired woman at the right center is the Queen of Italy. 8" x 10" Original press photo w/caption. $100.00


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Royalty: Original press photo, no caption. The pair in the front center are King Victor Emanuel of Italy and the Queen of Italy. Circa 1920s. 8" x 10" $70.00


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Royalty: As former Italian King and Queen attended wedding in Alexandria, Egypt. This is the first photo of former King Victor Emmanuel and Queen Elena since their abducation. They are shown after attending the wedding of Count Guglielmo Guarenti and Countess Vittoria Calvi Di Bergolo at the St. Catherine's Church in Alexandria recently. Original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $75.00


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Royalty: The great leader Mahatma Gandhi. Original press photo. Upper left corner broken off but included with rest of photo. 8" x 10" $50.00


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Royalty: Followers pray at Gandhi shrine. New Delhi, India - Pilgrims are still flocking to Birla House, New Delhi to pay their respects and render homage before the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi. The flower-wreathed ashes and personal belongings of the great leader are shown and his simple bed with flower-decked picture of the Mahatma. In the right, his followers pray in the open windows through which he often regarded his peoples. The space between the bed and the windows is strewn with rose petals. 1948. 8" x 10" Original press photo w/caption. $50.00


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Royalty: The ashes and shrine of the great leader Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi. Shows his simple belongings, his bed and with flower-decked picture of the Mahatma above. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" Original press photo. 1948. $50.00


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Royalty: Washington, DC. M. Asaf Ali, Indian Ambassador to the United States, is shown amid Sari-draped Indian women looking at a bust of the late Mohandas K. Gandhi at memorial services held for the great Indian leader in Washington at the Departmental auditorium. President Truman and Washington diplomats all attended the service. 1948. 8" x 10" Original press photo w/caption. $50.00


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Royalty: U.N. honored slain Hindu leader. Guards atop the United Nations headquarters building at Lake Success, Long Island, lower the U.N. flag to half mast in honor of the late Mohandas K. Gandhi who was shot to death today by an assassin during a prayer meeting in New Delhi, India. Death came to the frail little Hindu spiritual leader less than a year after he achieved his life's main goal of Indian independence, although he considered his triumph a failure because of the bloody strife resulting from the partitioning of India into separate Hindu and Moslem dominions. 1948. 8" x 10" Original press photo w/caption. $40.00


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Royalty: London, England. Indians living in England, flocked to the India House here in London, to pray for the "holy man" of India, whose life was snuffed out at the hands of an assassin, while going to his prayers. A group stands with bowed heads before a portrait ofMohandas K. Gandhi, in India House, shortly after news of the death of India's great spiritual leader. 1948. 8" x 10" Creased upper left corner. Original press photo w/caption. $40.00


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Royalty: Washington, DC. The flag on the Embassy of India is lowered to half-staff following the death of Mohandas K. Gandhi, Indian Apostle of Peace, who was assassinated by a fellow-Hindu in New Delhi, India today. Indian Embassy staff members, L. to R. First Secretary I. S. Chopra; 3rd secretary A. K. Dar, and 2nd secretary T. S. Parasuraman, all of New Delhi. Jan 30, 1948. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" Original press photo w/caption. $40.00


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Royalty: Gandhi funeral. Thousands Mass to honor dead leader Gandhi. New Delhi. Along the five mile route between Birla House and the banks of the Jumn River, thousands of followers watched the body of Mohandas K. Gandhi carried to its final resting place. In a flower-decked army trawler the Mahatma rode through crowds of weeping disciples, his body covered with the national flag and surrounded by his close friends and adherents, Sardar Baldey Singh, Pandit Nehru, Sardar Patel and Mr. Devdas Gandhi. 1948. 8" x 10" 1 tear in center top. Original press photo w/caption. $50.00


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Royalty: First photo of Gandhi assassin. This is the first photo of Narayan Vinayak Gadse, member of the Hindu Mahasabha Organization of Extremists, after his admission that he had fired the fatal shots into Mohandas K. Gandhi, the great spiritual leader of India. Gadse was set upon by Gandhi's followers and beaten into insensibility until police arrived to take him into custody. 1948. Original press photo w/caption. 7" x 9" $50.00


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Royalty: His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Hirohito of Japan is shown seated in his car while making a visit to Ise Shrine where he prayed to his ancestors and explained to them Japan's defeat in the war. Nov. 21, 1945. Originalpress photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $85.00


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Royalty: Original press photo. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $20.00


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Royalty: Havana, Cuba. Colonel Fulgencio Batista, "strong man" of Cuba, who is seen as taking another step toward dictatorship by his present move to impeach President Miguel Mariano gomez for the latter's refusal to sign the sugar tax bill, sponsored by Batista. President Gomez said he would veto the bill because its $2,000,000 tax income would be spent on 3,000 rural schools under the control of army men. This, he said, would lead to fascism. Dec. 19, 1936. Original press photo w/caption. 5" x 7" $60.00


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Royalty: Cuba's strong man inspects gold mine. Isle of Pines, Cuba. Colonel Fulgencio Batista, Chief of the Army (and practically everything else) in Cuba, is shown here (third from left) as he and his entourage inspected the La Esperanza "American" Gold Mine on the Isle of Pines. He is preceded by Mr. Field, President of the company which owns the mine. On the right, in black coat, is Lawrence Berenson, the New York attorney who represents the Cuban Chamber of Commerce in the United States. The mine (on Cuba's Devils Island) is worked by convict labor. Original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $75.00


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Royalty: A Dictator looks even higher. Havana, Cuba - Stripped down to his undershirt, Colonel Fulgencio Batista, the man who makes or breaks Cuban Presidents, is pictured on field maneuvers with his troops. The Colonel is surveying the clear Cuban sky for a sight of "enemy" planes. Feb 3, 1937. Original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $75.00


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Royalty: Cuban dictator is baseball fan. Havana, Cuba - The New York Giants will be assured of a warm welcome when they go to Cuba next month to open the training season. Col. Batista, Cuban dictator is an avid baseball fan. He is shown here with Adolpho Luque, New York Giant coach who , after the baseball season closes in the U.S., generally returns to Cuba each year to take part in their baseball games. Batista is greeting Luque during ceremonies which marked the close of the Cuban baseball season. These same ceremonies marked the opening of the new training season. Jan 31, 1937. Original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $150.00


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Royalty: Colonel Fulgencio Batista, dictator-in-all-but-name of Cuba, is pictured indulging in a very undictatorial pastime. The Colonel was snapped as he danced with his wife at Government House, in Santa Clara, Cuba during his visit with President Laredo bru on their tour of Camaguey province. Original press photo w/caption. Original press photo w/capton. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $75.00


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Royalty: Favorite in Cuban Presidential Election. Pictured with his horse, "Funadora" here is Colonel Fulgencio Batista, the Cuban army private who became a sergeant and jumped to Colonel and commander in chief of the Army, virtual dictator of Cuba, and gave it all up to run for president to be elected in a Constitutional manner. He is favored to win in the balloting on Sunday. His opponent is Ramon Grau San Martin, leader of the Revolutionary Party, who was President from September, 1933 to January, 1934. dated 1940. Original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $75.00


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Royalty: Cuban "Dictator" and "Next President" - Havana, Cuba..should President Miguel Mariano Gomez of Cuba be impeached, as seems likely now, the two men shown in this photo would head the new government, one in name, the other in fact. Colonel Fulgencio Batista, Cuban army strong man (right), would be the dictator of the island, while Federico Laredo Bru (left), now Vice-President, would become the President. The two men are conferring here daily. President Gomez has announced his opposition to a Batista-backed sugar tax bill for the benefit of army-controlled rural schools, on the grounds the bill would lead to fascism. A special impeachment session of the House has been called for tonight, December 21st. Original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $75.00


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Royalty: Cuba's "Hot Sat" inspected by dictator. Havana. Back to the nineteenth century goes Cuba for their adaptation of the U.S. electric chair. The Island republic's "hot seat" is called the garrotte. It is seen here in Morro Castle Prison, when it underwent inspection by Cl. Fulgencio Batista, dictator. The Garrotte is an iron stool on which the condemned man sits. The neck of the victim is fastened in the iron band and the executioner than goes to work by tigntening the band around the neck, until the spine breaks. An added feature of the grim instrument is an iron spike that is driven through the backbone. Original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $100.00


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Royalty: Cuban dictator celebrating 4th anniversary of regime. Hvana. Col. Fulgencio Batista, left, and President Laredo Bru of Cuba, right, are picttured as they chatted with Mrs. Butler Wright, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Cuba, at the dinner dance held at the Officers Club in Camp Columbia to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the present Cuban regime. It was during the revolution of August 1933, which unseated President Gerardo Machado, that Batista rose to power. Sept 6, 1937. Original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $75.00


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Royalty: Cuba's "strong man" on U.s. Battlewagon. Havana, Cuba - No less a personage than Colonel Fulgencio Batista, Cuba's "strong man" came aboard the U.S.S. Philadelphia as a gesture of welcome when the new American cruiser visited Havana harbor. The colorful Colonel is shown here with a distringuished group aboard the ship. Left to right, Col. Batista; Captain Jules Jones, of the U.S.S. Philadelphia; J.Butler Wright, U.S. Ambassador to Cuba, and General Montalvo, Cuban Minister of Defense. 1938. Original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $75.00


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Royalty: In the field with Cuban dictator. Havana. His popularity with the rank and file of the Cuban army is believed to be the secret of Colonel Fulgencio Batista's power in Cuba, where he makes and breaks presidents at will. Here he is shown taking a personal interest in his men's well-being. He is inspecting the food being served out during a training march. Feb 3, 1937. Original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $65.00


Item A6124NItem A6124N
Royalty: In the field with Cuban dictator. Havana. His popularity with the rank and file of the Cuban army is believed to be the secret of Colonel Fulgencio Batista's power inCuba, where he makes and breaks presidents at will. Here he is shown taking a personal interest in his men's well-being. He is inspecting the food being served out during a training march. Feb 3, 1937. Original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $65.00


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Royalty: Chow Time for a Dictator. Havana. One of the secrets of Colonel Fulgencio Batista's popularity with the army is his willingness to adapt himself to the same conditions under which his men have to live. Here you see him eating the same rough food as the regular soldiers during army maneuvers. Feb 3, 1937. Original press photo w/caption. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" $65.00


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