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Coronation 1953
Started by: mindar (1329) Report abuse
I see there has been no mention of this event. I know its a bit late but I found this, thought I'de share

In a Golden coach

Long may she reign over us. Long live Elizabeth

Posted by: jathbee (9500) Report abuse
I watched it. It was a very impressive affair. A lot of pomp and ceremony and a pound or two's with of jewels on show too.👸

Posted by: mindar (1329) Report abuse
I wached last nights offering on TV, its not the same as seeing the real thing. I also hadn't heard the song, it was just by chance I was listening to the radio and it was mentioned. As is my wont googled.

Posted by: lectriclegs (3659) Report abuse
I heard that that was the last job Walshy had
Selling flags for the event.

Posted by: nanajacqui (2181)  Report abuse

Posted by: jathbee (9500) Report abuse
Sorry leccy. I thought it was the jester in Henry V111 court. But then again he was beheaded because he failed to amuse the executioner.

Posted by: jarvo (29172)  Report abuse
...This royalty stuff sounds very familiar...

Give it up, Joey...

Obvious is an understatement.

Posted by: kathpressey (4918)  Report abuse
mindar I saw that golden coach a couple of years ago when it was on loan at a National Trust propery. It was beautiful but didn't look very comfortable

Posted by: mindar (1329) Report abuse
I dont suppose any of the coaches used are very comfy.Kathp.Although I think there must be padding for the royal derriers.

Posted by: Anne (3502)  Report abuse
The newest state coach made in Australia and a gift from Australia has a hidden modern suspension system. I saw it in the royal mews two years ago, very discreet was the system used.
Kath.... was it shown with the model horses and postilion riders as in the royal mews exhibit.


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