Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
The Robin Hunt Collection
The Royal Family
The Duke & Duchess of Kent
1903-1968 Collection relating to the Royal Wedding of Prince George with Princess Marina of Greece at Westminster Abbey. Includes the watered silk bound Order of Service, tickets, the invitation, Police Orders for the day, the paper Order of Service for the Abbey ceremony at 11am and a rare copy of the Greek Orthodox service held at Buckingham Palace at 12.15pm that day, printed in Greek. The wedding breakfast menu, table seating, carriage processions, and other commemorative items, including a studio photograph by Elliot and Fry of the bride, groom and their parents, with a presentation album from the Photographic News Agencies of 23 images from Princess Marina's arrival in England to the wedding day. A small section dealing with Prince George is included, with the invitation and Ceremonial for his Baptism (1903). Three Christmas cards signed by Princess Marina and an autograph card are included, as is their joint signed card for 1936. The rare Funeral service for the Duke of Kent and memorial service are amongst the collection (1942) with similar for the Duchess of Kent (1968) (70)
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