GREAT BRITAIN: The Crown: Oct. 11, 1937

¶ At the direct command of King George, Home Secretary Sir Samuel Hoare issued three weeks ago a decree to end Britain's orgy of touting for sale goods bearing the names or portraits of members of the Royal Family—a regrettable feature of the Coronation Year which is said to have highly displeased Queen Elizabeth. Manufacture of such trumpery was ordered to cease by midnight Dec. 31, 1937. Firms of sterling repute, long established in the discreet sale of teas, toffees and other products such as tobacco or whiskey named after members of the...

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