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Josephine Charlotte's Jewels to be sold

From the Benelux board via Royal Jewels board:

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Perhaps the heirs prefer the cash to the goods?
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From the Benelux board via Royal Jewels board:

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Perhaps the heirs prefer the cash to the goods?
I heard that it is because they couldn't decide how to divide them between the heirs to the estate. Apparently because J-C wasn't too keen on M-T, the daughters didn't want any personal items to fall on her hands and opted to sell instead. So incredibly sad to think about that; going under the hammer are such items as GDss J-C's wedding tiara, a necklace that was given to Queen Astrid (her mother) as a wedding gift by hubby Leopold III and many other items of historical value too.

Ah well, royals are people like everyone else
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Just a little hint before you continue here: This discussion is already running in this thread.
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Sorry about that...
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Since we already have the other thread running, I'm closing this one.

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