GREAT BRITAIN: The Crown: Feb. 3, 1936

Jiggling atop a velvet cushion on the bier of King George, there passed through the streets of London last week, The Crown—with its 309 carat diamond, one of the "Stars of Africa"; its ruby big as a hen's egg from the Crown of Edward the Black Prince: the Stuart Sapphire from the Crown of Charles II: the pearl eardrops of Queen Elizabeth: the sapphire Edward the Confessor wore in his Coronation Ring. Great officials of the Kingdom were in utmost consternation when they noticed belatedly that The Crown's topping of a Maltese cross set...

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