1 December 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 529
GBP 200 - GBP 250
Set 2065 H.. Queen Elizabeth,
Colonel-in-Chief The Grenadier Guards, rare variation on grey horse, in original box, 1956 (G, box G), Set 9400 H.M. Queen Elizabeth with scenic background, in original box, 1958 (E, box VG) and Set 86D Coronation Chair, in original box, 1956 (G, side lugs to seat missing); with a Britains 'Coronation of Queen Elizabeth 1953' brochure and extra unfolded page of procession plan (2)
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The white horse was to commemerate the Queen's visit to Canada.
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