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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2229

The Robin Hunt Collection
Queen Elizabeth II
1953 Planning the Coronation. Files compiled by D.P. Barker, Chief Information Office, Ministry of Works, bound into three volumes, titled "Information Policy, The Provision of News and Facilities for Newspapers and News Agencies, BBC (Sound and Television) Services, Newsreels, BBC Observers and Press Photographers", "Facilities on the Processional Route" with folding diagrams and related reports, the third volume with Gold Staff Officer notices, timetable for rehearsals folding diagrams etc.
Together with a further six soft bound reports "Traffic Duties", by the Metropolitan Police (with folding maps), "Administrative Instructions" by Viscount Alanbrooke, Commanding Coronation Troops, "Orders for Troops Lining the Route, Reserves, Guards of Honour, Salutes to be Fired", "Administrative Instructions Part III - Movement Tables", "Orders for the Processions to and From Westminster Abbey", "Report to the Court of Common Council from the Coronation Celebration Committee of the Whole Court, Presented 17th December 1953".
All rare and a fascinating group of background information (9)

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