GREAT BRITAIN: Reblocked

That the State Crown, made in 1838 for Queen Victoria, was flimsily built and has been slowly sinking down upon itself, was revealed last week by a spokesman for George V. Able goldsmiths have just restored the Crown, declared the royal announcement. Adding new gold "they have reblocked it an inch higher, a necessary repair, for it had sunk so much and become so insecure that His Majesty could not have worn it much longer." George V observed with satisfaction that each of the 3,000-odd...

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