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Cup and Saucer with the seal of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire. The gold rimmed cup and saucer is made of bone china in England by Royal Albert. The set is 3" high, the cup has a 3.25" diameter. (Stock number 005rc0119a) SOLD

A matching creamer commemorating the Coronation of His Majesty Edward VIII is also available. It is stamped "England" in green. The creamer is 3" high with a 3.5" diameter. It is in excellent condition. (Stock number 005rc0220d) $50.00 SOLD

The Coronation of Edward VIII is the coronation that never happened. British pottery and porcelain factories began manufacturing commemorative items. Little did they know that Edward was to abdicate the throne in order to marry Wallis Simpson. Chelsea Pottery produced this unusual loving cup with the image of the King to be on the front and the date of the coronation. The back has an image of the crown and ER VIII. Click to see reverse The rim is banded in gold. It measures 5" high with a 4.5" diameter. It is marked on the bottom with an anchor and Chelsea England. (Stock number 005rc0908a) $85.00 SOLD

Approved souvenir Programme for the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, June 2, 1953. 7" w x 9.5" h, 32 pages. Cover lightly rubbed with creases and folds. (Stock number 005rc017) $25.00 SOLD

Cup and Saucer commemorates the Coronation of Edward VIII. An image of the King appears on the cup and saucer with the date of the coronation, May 12, 1937 inscribed under the portrait. The set is 3" high, the cup has a 3" diameter. It is marked on the bottom "Solian Ware" Soho Pottery, Ltd. Cobridge, England. Some crazing and discoloration inside and out. Click to see interior of cup (Stock number 005rc0706b) $45.00 SOLD

Exquisite Royal Worcester portrait pin of Queen Elizabeth II commemorates the Coronation of Her Majesty on June 2, 1953. It is made of bone china in a simple, yet elegant gold colored frame. The pin has a "C" clasp. It comes in a black velvet presentation case that has a easel for table top display and a ribbon should you prefer to hang it on your wall. The back is marked with the Royal Worcester mark, Bone China, made in England, and EIIR Coronation June 2nd 1953. The pin is 2" tall and 1..5" wide. It is in excellent condition. (Stock number 005rc0131a) $75.00 SOLD

The Coronation of their King George VI and Queen Elizabeth is the subject of the Coronation record number of The Sphere, May 15, 1937. The magazine presents A Pictorial Record of the Actualities of the Coronation. It includes full page and two page color illustrations of the crowning of George V, the Procession, the King and Queen enthroned and crowned, as well as numerous black and white photographs of the royal family, their subjects, and representatives of The Empire. 104 pages. 10"w x 14.5" h. Slight water damage at upper edge, centerfold loose. (Stock number 005rc0606b) $25.00 SOLD

Souvenir issue of The Strand, May 12, 1937, chronicles The Coronation of their Most Gracious Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. This splendid magazine includes full page color portraits of monarchs, a genealogical tree, illustrations of notable past coronations, and the crown jewels. 48 pages, plus 12 pages of advertising. 10"w x 14" h. About 1.5" separation at bottom of spine. (Stock number 005rc0606a) $30.00 SOLD

Lovely sugar and creamer banded in gold commemorate the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We show the front of the creamer with an image of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and the back of the sugar bowl with the inscription "Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II June 2nd 1953". Both pieces are marked Radfords Bone China Made in England. The sugar bowl is 2.5" tall with a 3.5" diameter, the creamer is 3" tall and has a .5" hairline. (Stock number 005rc1025b) $30.00 SOLD

Charming light maroon colored plate commemorates the Visit of their Majesties to the Dominion of Canada 1939. An image of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth is surrounded by the shields of the nine Canadian provinces. It is stamped with a maroon crown and "John Maddock & Sons Ltd. Made in England". The plate measures 8.5" square. (Stock number 005rc815b) $45.00 SOLD

1937 Coronation cigarette cards issued by Kensitas cigarettes. A series of 50 cards was published to commemorate the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. We offer five cards from the series: #2 - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, #6 His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, K.G, #7 - Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Gloucester, #18 - The Archbishop of York, and #23 - The Speaker of the House of Commons. 1.25"w x 2.5" h. (Stock number 005rc0910a) $10.00 SOLD

Lovely blue, red and gold silk scarf commemorates the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The center portion reads "H.R.H. The Princess Elizabeth's Coat of Arms." Two corners read "Congratulations Princess Elizabeth." The scarf measures 31" wide x 33" high. It is in very nice condition. (Stock number 005rc0101a) $40.00 SOLD

Hard to find souvenir mug commemorates the Coronation of Edward VII on June 26, 1902. King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra are pictured on the front. On the back it reads "Commemorate the Coronation, Edward VII King & Emperor". There are no markings. There is some crazing and a .75" hairline on the back starting at the rim. (Stock number 005rc1122a) $85.00 SOLD

Delightful souvenir cream pitcher with the portraits of King George V and Queen Mary on the front and Windsor, Ontario in gold leaf on the back. The pitcher is gold edged with floral decoration and features a beautifully shaped handle. The base is inscribed 649 7. There are no other markings. The piece is 2.75" tall with a 3.5" opening. (Stock number 005rc0516a) $75.00 SOLD

The Silver Jubilee of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is commemorated by this silver rimmed plate. the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It is stamped with a red crown and "Prince William Made in England". The plate measures 5.25" in diameter. (Stock number 005rc1025a) $20.00 SOLD

This wonderful blue and white plate celebrates the Jubilee Year of Queen Victoria's Reign. It was made in 1887, the 50th anniversary of Queen Victoria's coronation, and distributed compliments of A. Stowell & Co. On the back it is stamped in blue with the mark of the Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. Ltd., a crown atop a circle. It measures 10.5" in diameter. Other than a few scuff marks it is in excellent condition. (Stock number 005rc0619a) $150.00 SOLD

Unusual red cotton flag combines the Union Jack in the left hand corner with an image of Queen Victoria in the upper right hand corner with the royal crest below. The piece measures 34" wide x 21" high. 8.5". Small hole lower left corner, nickel sized stain to the right of Queen Victoria, several small stains elsewhere. (Stock number 005rc912a) $100.00 SOLD

Charming handkerchief commemorates the Coronation of King George VI in May of 1937. The hanky (probably silk) features a picture of the King in the corner with the words "Coronation of H.M. King George VI May 1937." The edge is rimmed in blue while the red polka dots and the red, white and blue Union Jack create a border. Although it appears that the piece is soiled the hanky is in wonderful condition. The piece measures approx. 11" square. (Stock number 005rc1101a) $20.00 SOLD

"People's Friend" - Royal Silver Jubilee Souvenir - Their Majesties in Scotland. 8 page supplement honoring George V on the Silver anniversary of his Coronation. Many pictures of King George and Queen Mary at their wedding, his coronation, with their children and subjects. 8.25"w x 11.5"h. Condition Very good - Fine; small rip at right of lower edge. (Stock number 005rc0418b) $15.00 SOLD

Riley's Toffee Tin is a souvenir of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, June 2, 1953. 5.5" high x 4.5" wide x 3" deep. Some paint loss. (Stock number 005rc0125) $25.00 SOLD

Nicely shaped souvenir tin commemorates the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, June 2, 1953. An image of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh appears on the cover and "A Souvenir of the Coronation" on the back. On the inner cover it is marked "George W. Horner & Co., Ltd., Chester - LE - Street County of Durham England." 3" high x 4.25" wide x 4" deep. Some monor paint loss. (Stock number 005rc523) $20.00 SOLD

February 1, 1936 issue of The Illustrated London News records the Lying-in-State and Funeral of George V. Extensive photographic record of George V's lying-in-state, funeral, members of the royal family, his successor Edward VIII and his subjects. 10.25"w x 14.5" h. Some edge roughness, foxing and water damage. 75 pages, not including advertising. (Stock number 005rc0516b) $25.00 SOLD

Simple glass tumbler commemorates the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The front of the glass reads "Coronation Year 1953" with a Crown in the center. Two horse drawn carriages ring the base of the glass while an image of the Queen appears on the back. The images are in black outline with purple accents. The glass measures 5" tall with a diameter of 2.75". (Stock number 005rc830d) $18.00 SOLD

Good-looking tin is marked on the side "King Edward VIII Accession to the Throne 1936." There is an image of Edward VIII in the foreground with Buckingham Palace in the background. There are no other marks. Some paint loss, scratches and soiling. The tin measures 6" long x 3.25" wide x 1" high. (Stock number 005rc801a) $20.00 SOLD

This certificate verifies that Arthur S. Wilson (Name written in) was present upon the occasion of the visit of their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to the New York World's Fair, June 10, 1939. Click to see reverse 3.75"w x 2.5" h. (Stock number 005rc0531a) $40.00 SOLD

The Coronation of King Edward VIII is commemorated on this plate. His Majesty is pictured in an oval flanked by flags of the Empire. It is marked "Creampetal Grindley England" with a picture of a sailing ship. The plate has a 6" diameter. (Stock number 005rc0426a) $50.00 SOLD

Decorative brass piece with the profiles of George VI and Queen Mary and the date of his coronation, 1911. There are no markings. It measures 3.25" wide x 4" high. (Stock number 005rc1213a) $15.00 SOLD

Decorative brass piece with the image of Queen Mary, wife of George VI. There are no markings. It measures 3" wide x 3.75" high. (Stock number 005rc1213b) $15.00 SOLD

Identical images as the Cup & Saucer above. King Edward VIII coronation plate with portrait and "Long May He Reign." The gold rimmed plate measures 6" square. There are no markings. (Stock number 005rc0103b) $25.00 SOLD

This well proportioned mug commemorates the Coronation of George VI, May, 1937. His Majesty George VI and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth are pictured in an oval flanked by oak leaves and acorns and topped by the crown. It is marked "Official Design of the British Pottery Manufacturers Federation - Made in England." It measures 3.25" high with a 2.75" diameter. (Stock number 005rc1209) $50.00 SOLD

Coronation mug celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's ascension to the throne. The image of the Queen is surrounded by a lion and unicorn and flags of the Empire and topped by a crown. There are no markings. The mug stands 4" tall with a diameter of 3". (Stock number 005rc0315b) $45.00 SOLD

A portrait of King Edward VIII flanked by flags appears on this commemorative cup and saucer honoring the coronation of His Majesty, May 12, 1937. "Long May He Reign" appears on the back of the cup. The same two images appear on the saucer. The gold rimmed cup is 2.75" high with a 3" diameter, the gold rimmed saucer has a 5.5" diameter. There are no markings. There is a tiny nick on the underside of the saucer and crazing on the cup. (Stock number 005rc0103a) $45.00 SOLD

This substantial mug commemorates the coronation of King Edward VIII. His Majesty is pictured in an oval flanked by oak leaves and acorns and topped by the crown. It is marked "Official Design of the British Pottery Manufacturers Federation - Made in England." The mug stands 4" tall with a diameter of 3". (Stock number 005rc0315a) $50.00 SOLD

Our Scottish Queen - Supplement to the "People's Friend". 8 page supplement filled with black and white pictures of The Queen Mother Elizabeth as a young girl, at her wedding, with her husband George VI, with her daughters Elizabeth and Margaret, and with her subjects. 7.75"w x 11"h. Condition Fine. (Stock number 005rc0418a) $15.00 SOLD

Small dish commemorates Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee 1952-1977. The silver rimmed plate measures 4.25" in diameter. It is marked "1977 The Queen's Silver Jubilee/Pride of Britain/Silver Jubilee Souvenir Produced by Wood & Sons England Potters for 200 years." Transfer damaged in center of shield. (Stock number 005rc0315c) $15.00 SOLD

A lovely bone china cup and saucer was produced to honor the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, June 2, 1953. Her Majesty is pictured in an wreath flanked by thistle, shamrocks, daffodils and other flowers on both cup and saucer. It is marked "Tuscan Fine English Bone China - Made in England." The set stands 3" tall; the saucer has a diameter of 3.5". (Stock number 005rc0425a) $50.00 SOLD

The Coronation of King George and Queen Mary (George V). Black and White Magazine July 1, 1911. 72 page magazine reveling in the glory of empire. Includes a large (22"x29") foldout of the highlight of the coronation. Some cover tears and rubbin. Foldout in fine condition (Stock number 005rc0125a) $35.00 SOLD

This charming little plate commemorates the Coronation of George VI on May 12, 1937. A portrait of His Majesty George VI and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth are flanked by flags and topped by the crown. The plate is rimmed in gold. There are no markings. It measures 5" diameter. (Stock number 005rc1207a) $20.00 SOLD

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II is honored on this charming bowl. A portrait of Her Majesty is flanked by flags and topped by her crown. The bone china bowl is gold rimmed and measures 5" in diameter. It is marked "Collingwoods, Estd. 1796, England". (Stock number 005rc1207b) $30.00 SOLD

An interesting glass plate with a photographic image of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. 4 3/4" diameter. No chips, cracks or other noticeable flaws. (Stock number 005rc1116a) $30.00 SOLD

The image of Queen Elizabeth II adorns this Clarice Cliff designed plate. The ten shields of the Canadian provinces appear on the rim. On the back of the plate it states that this piece is from the Confederation Series Canada, Approved by the Council of Industrial Design, signed Clarice Cliff, Royal Staffordshire Ceramics Burslem England. 10.5" diameter. Other than a tiny glaze imperfection on the back the piece is in very fine condition. (Stock number 005rc013) $55.00 SOLD

This mug commemorates the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. An image of the Queen in a circle is flanked by flags and topped by her crown. It measures 3 1/2" high with a 3" diameter. The royal crest is on the back. It is marked "Made in England" in raised letters and a red and yellow crown. Click to see reverse (Stock number 005rc001) $35.00 SOLD

A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II flanked by flags appears on this commemorative cup and saucer honoring the coronation of Her Majesty. Pairs of flags are also depicted inside the cup and on the saucer. The cup is 3" high with a 3 1/4" diameter, the saucer has a 6" diameter. It is marked "Alfred Meakin England". (Stock number 005rc004) $45.00 SOLD

A menu for the Coronation Dinner of George V at the Durban, Royal Hotel, June 22nd, 1911. 4.5" w x 6.5" h. (Stock number 111rc001) $25.00 SOLD

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II issue of The Sphere. June 6, 1953. Bblack and white pictures of the coronation. 10.25" w x 14.5" h, 93 pages. Wrinkles, some tattering of right edge.. (Stock number 005rc031) $25.00 SOLD

The Death of KingGeorge VI. Special Number of The Illustrated London News February 16, 1952. Black and white pictures of the funeral, His Majesty George VI and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family.. 10.25" w x 14.5" h, 64 pages. Some cover tears. Tear at right center through cover and first few pages. (Stock number 005rc032) $25.00 SOLD

A souvenir of the birth of Prince Charles of Edinburgh 1948. 5.5" w x 8.5" h, 48 pages. Signs that the booklet was wet but no water stains. (Stock number 005rc016) $20.00 SOLD

Royal Wedding Number of The Illustrated London News November 29, 1947. Color and black and white pictures of the wedding of H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth and H.R.H. Philip The Duke of Edinburgh. 10.25" w x 14.5" h, 32 pages. Signs that the magazine was wet but no water stains, rusted staples and some interior staining from the staples. (Stock number 005rc023) $25.00 SOLD

Royal Silver Wedding Number of The Illustrated London News May 1, 1948. Color and black and white pictures of the 25th Wedding Anniversary Celebration of His Majesty George VI and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. 10.25" w x 14.5" h, 32 pages. Signs that the magazine was wet but no water stains, rusted staples and some interior staining from the staples, cover separated from interior. (Stock number 005rc022) $25.00 SOLD

In Memoriam Number - Queen Mary of The Illustrated London News April 4, 1953 Memorial issue with color and black and white pictures honoring Queen Mary wife of King George V. and grandmother of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. 10.25" w x 14.5" h, 32 pages. (Stock number 005rc024) $25.00 SOLD

Souvenir issue of "The Queen" The Royal Wedding 1947 of Princess Elizabeth and Philip Duke of Edinburgh. 9.5" w x 12.5" h, 48 pages. Signs that the booklet was wet but no water stains rusted staples and interior detached from staples. (Stock number 005rc018) $20.00 SOLD

This plate marks the occasion of the visit to Canada by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and HRH Princess Elizabeth in October 1951. The maroon colored portraits of the Duke and Princess are flanked by the flags of Great Britain and Canada. The rim and the portraits are done in gold. Marked on the back "Cassidian Guaranteed 22k Gold." 10" diameter. Some crazing. (Stock number 005rc009) $60.00 SOLD

The Coronation of Edward VIII is the coronation that never happened. British potteries and porcelain factories began manufacturing commemorative items. Little did they know that Edward was to abdicate the throne in order to marry Wallis Simpson. Copeland Spode produced this exceptional mag with the image of the King to be on the front, the Crown and ER on the back and the words "Coronation of King Edward VIII May, 1937"circling the rim. It measures 4.5" high with a 3" diameter. It is marked on the bottom "Official Design of the British Pottery Manufacturers Federation. Made in England. Copeland Spode England." Some crazing inside and out. (Stock number 005rc012) $85.00 SOLD

Coronation 1937 Spoon. 5" silverplate Souvenir Spoon. Marked EPNS A1 and Made in England on reverse of stem. (Stock number 005rc1116b) $15.00 SOLD

The Coronation of Edward VIII in 1937 is commemorated on this gold trimmed mug. A sepia portrait of the king is flanked by colorful flags. On the reverse are the Union Jack and the Flag of the commonwealth flanking the names of some of the commonwealth nations (Australia, Canada and New Zealand) topped by the crown. It measures 2 1/2" high with a 2 1/2" diameter. It is marked with a crest and "Empire England". Click to see reverse (Stock number 005rc002) $50.00 SOLD

The cover of this tin states that it commemorates "The Marriage of The Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer 29th July 1981". A portrait of Charles and Diana appears on the front and back and a heraldic picture on the other sides. The tin is 3.25" wide x 4.25"high x 3.25" deep. It is marked "Container Made in England". There is tape residue on the top and front, a few scratches and some paint loss at the base. (Stock number 005rc011) $45.00 SOLD

This lavishly gold trimmed mug marks the Coronation of Elizabeth II in 1953. A portrait of the Queen facing left appears on the front. "Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth " appears on the reverse. It stands 3" high with a diameter of 3". It is marked with a crown and "Radfords Bone China Made in England". Click to see reverse (Stock number 005rc003) $45.00 SOLD

This plate marks the occasion of the visit to Canada by King George VI and Elizabeth in 1939. The word Canada in relief appears under the relief portraits of the King and Queen in the center of the plate. "King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and 1939" appear in relief on the rim. (Stock number 005rc005) $65.00 SOLD

Round Coronation toffee tin portrays Queen Elizabeth II on horseback saluting. On the side it says "Souvenir of the Coronation of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II, June 2nd 1953" On the bottom it is marked "Henry Thorne & Co. Ltd. Toffee & Chocolate Manufacturers Leeds England." The tin is 5" in diameter and is 3/4" high. The top is pitted. Condition G-VG (Stock number 005rc006) $35.00 SOLD

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip are portrayed on the front of this round tin. Coats of Arms of the Commonwealth nations appear on the side alternating with pictures of Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyrood. Marked "Huntley & Palmer Biscuits Reading & London England" 7 1/2" diameter. Tape residue on edges and bottom. (Stock number 005rc007) $30.00 SOLD

A full view of Queen Elizabeth on horseback appears on this rectangular toffee tin. We believe it was issued to commemorate Her Majesty's coronation. Marked "Sharp Assorted Toffee" Stamped "Made In England by Edward Sharp & Sons Ltd. of Maidstone Kent" It measures 7" x 6" x 2" There are some scratches and edge rubbing. Condition VG (Stock number 005rc008) $40.00 SOLD


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