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Old 10-13-2013, 05:32 PM
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Vale member Boris





Members who are familiar with the postings of member Boris will be saddened to hear of his death in late May.

The unexpected news was disclosed by the Admin of the Royal Jewels of the World Message Board - refer link.

Boris was a very knowledgeable member who was very helpful and generous in providing information,
especially when relating to his two favourite subjects, the Royal Family of Sweden and royal jewels.
Unsurprisingly Boris had an extensive and detailed knowledge of past and current Bernadotte gems
and was always happy to initiate discussions with new information and to otherwise participate in the forums,
give his opinions and share his knowledge.


Regular readers and posters in the Swedish and Royal Jewels forums will know first-hand of the many interesting
and valuable contributions made by Boris since he joined the Forums back in late 2004.


The death of Boris is a great loss to the small but electronically-connected internet royal world.
His presence here at The Royal Forums and at the GREMB and RJOTWMB will be greatly missed.


Vale Boris.


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Old 10-13-2013, 06:01 PM
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I'm deeply deeply saddened to hear about Boris passing. :( :'(
So sad news... He has great knowledge about royal jewels, especially for Swedish and Swedish Royal Family also :(
I will miss his posts :(

RIP Boris....
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Old 10-13-2013, 06:20 PM
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I've never heard of Boris, as I must frequent other threads, but I am so sad to hear of his passing!

RIP, Boris.
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Old 10-13-2013, 06:25 PM
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Very sad... may he rest in peace.
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Old 10-13-2013, 08:03 PM
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This is sad news. I recall his great expertise in the area of royal gems. I'll miss him here, but hopefully his posts will live on.
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Old 10-13-2013, 08:06 PM
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Oh how unexpected and sad. Boris was always helpful with information on the Swedish royals. I remember him by his avatar and his knowledge of history.


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So sorry to hear of his passing. He will be missed here on the Forums.
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:27 PM
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The passing of Boris

We all mourn the loss of a true gentleman and scholar.
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Old 10-14-2013, 12:47 AM
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Oh that's really sad to hear I always loved Boris' intelligent posts. I missed him the last months, now I know why he wasn't posting... I hope he had a long and fulfilled life. May he rest in peace!
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Old 10-14-2013, 01:13 AM
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This is very sad news ... I already thought the other day why Boris isnt posting anymore. I always loved his contribution to the fashion threads. May he rest in peace!
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Old 10-14-2013, 01:30 AM
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I was very sad indeed to hear this news and feel that many people will miss him very much.
How poignant it is that the internet world, where in reality we are strangers, can sometimes crosses over to the real world at times like this: we suddenly feel a loss of a friend or acquaintance whom we have never met.
I do hope that Boris's posts will continue to be read well into the future, so that much information and knowledge can be gleaned by new members as well as old.
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May he rest in peace.
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Old 10-14-2013, 03:54 AM
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I remember reading some of his intelligent and well thought out posts. May he RIP
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Old 10-14-2013, 05:06 AM
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Very sad news, i will miss him and his contributions

Thank you Boris! I will continue reading your posts I believe there are treasures unsolved, where you have left hints for solving jewelry mysteries.


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Old 10-14-2013, 05:26 AM
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May he rest in peace.
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What said news.

We will keep him in good memory - may he rest in peace.
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Old 10-14-2013, 08:01 AM
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What was his Avatar for the Royal Forums ?
We will miss him a lot !
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What was his Avatar for the Royal Forums ?
We will miss him a lot !
I may be mistaken but I think it was a black and white photo of Greta Garbo?
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Old 10-14-2013, 09:01 AM
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May he rest in peace.
It is so sad to hear of his passing. He was such a friendly and enthousiastic poster, and I remember many of he knowledgable posts.
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:27 AM
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What was his Avatar for the Royal Forums?
dbarn67 gave the link to it in post #6.
Here it is (Greta Garbo)

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May he rest in peace.
He had a keen eye for fashion. I always enjoyed his comments in the fashion threads.
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