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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #60 on: January 08, 2005, 09:47:10 AM »
I have no idea WHY you put this here. It has no relation to the thread, and frankly this forum is not really a commercial center. At the very least it should have been a new topic, or in a Faberge thread.

There are many places you  can contact for this information.
Start with Wartski in London and A La Vielle Russie in New York, Sotheby and Christie's auction houses as well.

Your bear, even if genuine, is not of Imperial Romanov Provenance. Please try to keep postings ON TOPIC

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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #61 on: January 10, 2005, 07:37:37 AM »
Apologies - you are offended?
I am sorry, I was told it was part of the romanov collection. That is why I posted. Obviously you know all there is to know about the background information regarding faberge animal carved figures for the Royal family, so obviously you must know more than I, a mere woman who is asking out of curiosity, and for her father. ???
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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #62 on: January 11, 2005, 09:00:13 PM »
Greetings from Australia.

I am having much trouble sourcing good reference books re: the Romanov estate, in particular I am interested in the said jewellery that was sold off to the public, or as it were 'looted' by authorities. I have been able to buy one book over Amazon.com but it was unfortunately published in Russian. I am unable to read Russian (as much as I would like to!).

You see, I have in my possesion one diamond ring. The diamonds are definately real, and this ring is very pretty. There are seperate diamonds surrounding a bigger one in the centre, shaped to form a flower. The ring itself is quite big, but very pretty. I am much in favour of it, and fear that if it is a stolen ring.. then maybe it doesn't really belong to me??

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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #63 on: January 11, 2005, 09:04:39 PM »
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I do have a number of Imperial ruble notes from between 1903 and 1910. á
I do too. Mine range from 1897 to 1919 and most have pictures of the emperors like Catherine II, Alexander III and Nicholas II. Someone gave them to me as a gift when I visited Russia.


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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #64 on: January 11, 2005, 09:14:33 PM »
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I have in my possesion one diamond ring. The diamonds are definately real, and this ring is very pretty. There are seperate diamonds surrounding a bigger one in the centre, shaped to form a flower. The ring itself is quite big, but very pretty. I am much in favour of it, and fear that if it is a stolen ring.. then maybe it doesn't really belong to me??

 :-[
Oh wait a minute, I think this ring is mine! J/K   ;D

I am not sure if you will be able to find the owner at this point, so just enjoy it.  :)

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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #65 on: January 12, 2005, 04:33:27 AM »
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Oh wait a minute, I think this ring is mine! J/K á ;D

I am not sure if you will be able to find the owner at this point, so just enjoy it. á:)


No Helen you are mistaken, the ring is mine as I lost it on a recent trip to the outback! LOL
Helen is of course quite right.  The ring is quite legally yours and you should suffer no pangs of conscience as to ownership of it.  May I ask why you think that it has an Imperial provenance? It sounds like a delightful jewel.  Follow Helen's advice and enjoy it.
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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #66 on: March 06, 2005, 12:45:34 PM »
 i have many romanov souvenirs:
white porcelain presentation easter egg with the cipher  of the last tsarina alexandra feodorovna
khodinka cup coronation beaker 1896
dessert coupe fedorovsk brothers (uranium glas) circa 1850 for the cottage at peterhof
medaillon 1900 tsar nicholas and tsarine alexandra
plate tsar nicholas 2 visit french  1896
buste tsar nicholas 2 1917 felix maurice charpentier
double micro mosaic frame last tsar and tsarina market italy 1900
coronation plate (silver?) 1896
also not old a beautiful icon from beloved aleksej (julia stankova)
also not old beautiful icon beloved tsar nicholas 2 (julia stankova
box officer tsar nicholas 2 with double headed eagle
mustard tin box with portrait tsar nicholas 2


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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #67 on: March 09, 2005, 04:05:21 AM »
I have a friend from the Ukraine.  He knows my passion for the Romanovs and Nicholas II in particular.  Every year he visits the Ukraine for several months.  In 2001 he asked me what I would like my gift to be.  I said something gold with Nicholas.  Little did I dream of the treasure he would bring me, a gold Russian ruble.  It is 5 rubles.  Nicholas is on the front and the back is the Russian Imperial double-headed eagle.  It is from 1898.  The edge of the coin has Cyrillic lettering.  He set it in a gold bezel and I wear it on a pendant.  I never take it off.  

I cried when he gave it to me.  To own this lovely coin means so much to me.  For years, I have been fascinated by Russian history, especially NAOTMAA.  They are close to my heart and so is my beautiful ruble.  I will treasure it always.
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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #68 on: March 22, 2005, 10:11:32 AM »
I have alarge collection of Romanov-owned photos in my royal collection. áAmong them are photos from the collections of: Queen Olga of Greece, the Dowager Empress, Grand Duchesses Xenia, Olga, Maria Pavlovna, Helen Vladimirovna, Maria Pavlovna Jr, Victoria Feodorovna, Kira Kirillovna and Maria Vladimirovna, as well as photos from the collections of Grand Dukes Nicholas Nikolaievich Jr, Michael Mikhailovich and Vladimir Kirilovich. áI also have seven paintings by Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna, as well as one which was sold to me as an "Olga" but it turned out to be a fuax.

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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #69 on: March 27, 2005, 12:20:33 PM »
I have tons of books, as well as an ikon from Russia with them on it. I recently got some Russian produced postcards of OTMAA. Here is a picture.
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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #70 on: April 06, 2005, 03:41:41 PM »
HI. MY MOTHER OWNS A SMALL GOLD BALL   (WORN ON A CHAIN) WHICH WAS GIVEN TO MY GT GT AUNT WHO WAS A GOVERNESS TO THE ROMANOV CHILDREN, APPARANTLY SHE WAS GIVEN SEVERAL ITEMS- A SMALL PISTOL, A CARRIAGE CLOCK, BUT IF ANY OF THESE ARE STILL IN THE FAMILY I AM NOT AWARE.
THE BALL IS VERY INTERESTING HOWEVER. IT HAS WRITING ON IT PRESUMABLY IN RUSSIAN BUT I CANT FIND THE CHARACTERS ON THR RUSSIAN KEYBOARD. IT IS HARD TO READ BUT HERE GOES.
konda Jembw Usbopmra morda npabda monumme.
IM SORRY IF THAT MAKES NO SENSE I TRIED TO FIND THE CHARACTERS CLOSEST. IT WAS TRANSLATED YEARS AGO BY A POLISH MAN- 'MONEY SPEAKS THE TRUTH IS SILENT' WAS HIS SUJJESTION. PLEASE HELP! ALSO NO RECORDS OF THE GOVERNESS JANE COVELL. SHE APPARANTLY LEFT BEFORE THE LAST YEARS BUT.....

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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #71 on: April 07, 2005, 04:23:12 PM »

:D

I have a lovely very small watercolor (bookmark really) that was done by GD Xenia Feodorovna (Nikki's sister) - it has her estate stamp on the back of it.  I treasure it immensely!  :D
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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #72 on: November 02, 2005, 02:28:59 PM »
Well, this isnt exactly Romanov but it is a piece of their history. I own a harp made by Erard in Paris. The harp was made in 1809 and was Purchased in 1812 by the Grande Dutchess Hesse Darmstadt, mother to the Empress of Russia. The provinance is so direct as I have a copy of the Register of Erard from this period showing the Harp and the Purchaser. This would be considered a Romanov item sorta kinda no? And who here knows who to talk to about value for insurance purposes, seems hard to find a person who is an expert for these items such as musical Instruments?? Help
the harp is actually very simple, but at the time period , these harps were only bought by the Rich and the Nobles etc. I guess i call it simple looking as I have other harps that are much more decorated than this one is. Oh well! I love this piece just as much! how do you put a photo on here?

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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #73 on: November 05, 2005, 01:50:43 PM »
I have owned artifacts from the Imperial House:

A Pavel Bure presentation watch from the reign of Nicholas II.

An extremely large and heavy platter from the Polar Star made during the reign of Aleksander II.

Plates, cups, saucers, creamer etc. from an Imperial service made originally in the reign of Nicholas I, but my pieces were replacements made during the reigns of Aleksander III and Nicholas II. The service is white with gilt rims and a black imperial eagle with its wings down.

A dozen court circulars from the reigns of Nicholas I and Aleksander II announcing the Imperial appointments for the day.

A half dozen heavy Faberge dinner forks from a Grand Duke. I cannot remember exactly which one.

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Re: Romanov Items/Souvenirs that You Own
« Reply #74 on: November 07, 2005, 07:04:27 PM »
Have owned? You don't anymore?