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The 1927 Christie's Auction of Russian State Jewels
« on: November 06, 2006, 04:27:23 PM »
We just acquired an article from the Illustrated London News about the 1927 auction of former Imperial Russian Jewels.  We put it up in the Alexander Palace Time Machine History archives, and I thought you might be interested to take a look at the photographs from the auction catalogue which were part of the article.

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Re: The 1927 Christie's Auction of Russian State Jewels
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2006, 05:07:29 PM »
Thank you for the information to the auction link. The pictures are great.

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« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2006, 08:25:35 PM »
It would be fascinating to find out where they are now -- if they still exist.

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Re: The 1927 Christie's Auction of Russian State Jewels
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2006, 06:56:17 AM »
Wonderful thank you FA. Interesting that it contained no jewels of Alexandras and it states that!! Do you think she wore any of those peaces?

Shame to think they were solved off. Russia lost out :(
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Re: The 1927 Christie's Auction of Russian State Jewels
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2006, 12:12:11 PM »
We just acquired an article from the Illustrated London News about the 1927 auction of former Imperial Russian Jewels.  We put it up in the Alexander Palace Time Machine History archives, and I thought you might be interested to take a look at the photographs from the auction catalogue which were part of the article.

Rob

http://www.alexanderpalace.org/palace/JewelsAuction.html

Thank you Rob. I enjoyed that very much. It sure would be interesting to know where they are now.
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Re: The 1927 Christie's Auction of Russian State Jewels
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2006, 06:44:19 AM »
The nuptial crown is in the Hillwood museum in Washington D C..a house crammed with faberge & Imperial Russian memrobilia (as well as breathtaking other collections..) gathered by Marjorie Merriweather POST 1887-1973