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Old 11-09-2018, 05:17 PM
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The Gilded Carriage at the Royal Armory
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LadyFinn, Thank you for including the three pictures of the superb royal carriages. I will take a duplicate of each.
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Old 06-19-2020, 03:37 AM
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At the Youtube channel of The Royal Palaces was this morning published this video:

Join in a tour with The Royal Stables' Daimler DE27 Limousine and hear driver Martin Forsén tell you about The Royal Stables' oldest car, which was ordered by Gustaf V and has been used ever since. Like 10 years ago, on June 19, 2010. Then Martin Forsén drove the King and Crown Princess to the Cathedral where the marriage between Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel took place.

Martin Forsén tells at the video that also the King's sisters, queen Silvia, prince Bertil and princess Lilian have been driven to their wedding with this Daimler. Every time Forsén has been out on a drive with the Daimler or the Stables' other veteran car Cadillac, the cars are washed and dried and put to their little car museum, Sibylla's garage. With the car has only been driven 4400 miles.
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Old 06-19-2020, 05:38 AM
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At the Youtube channel of The Royal Palaces was this morning published this video:

Join in a tour with The Royal Stables' Daimler DE27 Limousine and hear driver Martin Forsén tell you about The Royal Stables' oldest car, which was ordered by Gustaf V and has been used ever since. Like 10 years ago, on June 19, 2010. Then Martin Forsén drove the King and Crown Princess to the Cathedral where the marriage between Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel took place.

Martin Forsén tells at the video that also the King's sisters, queen Silvia, prince Bertil and princess Lilian have been driven to their wedding with this Daimler. Every time Forsén has been out on a drive with the Daimler or the Stables' other veteran car Cadillac, the cars are washed and dried and put to their little car museum, Sibylla's garage. With the car has only been driven 4400 miles.
What a great video! I so do hope they do a similar video of some of the older cars in the Royal Mews in the UK at some stage.
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Old 09-08-2020, 04:24 PM
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About the Coronation carriage at Youtube of The Royal Armoury
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Old 09-15-2020, 10:08 AM
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A lot of history of the cars used by the Royal Family, long time ago.
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Old 06-24-2021, 09:23 AM
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On Tuesday evening, King Carl Gustaf arrived at the Chinese Pavilion in Stockholm to get a preview of Konstfack's exhibition "Going elsewhere – Material Interpretations of the Chinese Paviliont" - and he did it in a real roar.
It is no secret that the king likes cars and driving fast.
In his possession are already a Shelby Mustang, an AC Cobra, a De Tomaso Pantera, Ferrari 599 GTB and a Porsche 911 Targan.
And since May last year, the king also has the shiny blue BMW he arrived in: an M8 Competition Coupé. The luxury car has a V8 engine with 625 horsepower and a price tag of SEK 1.7 million.
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Kungens nya bil_ En BMW M8

The King's AC Cobra (1966) at the Enthusiast Vehicle exhibition in Solliden in 2019.
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The King's De Tomaso Pantera at the Enthusiast Vehicle exhibition in Solliden in 2019.
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The King's boat "Polaris", which is in Sainte Maxime and used when the royal family members are at Villa Mirage.
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The King's boat "Ancylus", which is used when the royal family is on Öland.
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Victoria and Daniel's boat which they bought in 2019.
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Old 07-10-2021, 01:26 AM
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King Carl Gustaf drove yesterday a Volvo XC90 from Solliden Palace to Kalmar Airport, when he flew to Stockholm to attend the Change of Government Council.
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At Solliden the Royal Family has a Jeep, even queen Silvia and Victoria drive it.
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King Carl XVI Gustaf is a real car fan. Today, His Majesty owns an incredible car collection worth close to SEK 25 million.
The latest addition is a new BMW M8 Competition for about 1.7 million.

King Carl Gustaf's collection:
BMW M8 Competition 2020
Ford Mustang 1965
Pontiac Tempest GTO Conv 1966
De Tomaso Pantera 1971
AC Cobra 1966
Porsche 911 T Targa 1973
Volvo PV 60 1946
Honda CM 400 T NC01 1983
Ford Mustang Shelby 1966
Jeep Grand Wagoneer 1989
Ferrari 599 GTB 2007
Kungens häftiga bilsamling - Värd 25 miljoner _ Fordonsbolaget
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Old 08-18-2021, 07:46 AM
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The Royal Barge Vasaorden is renovated
The Royal Barge Vasaorden is in for a thorough renovation. It was built during the years 1921 to 1923 and is an exact copy of the Royal Barge from 1774, which burned down in 1921. The original Vasaorden was designed by the famous shipbuilder Fredrik Henrik af Chapman for Gustav III.
- It is so fun that we are now renovating the Royal Barge when she is 98 years old. This means that she will be in top condition for her 100th birthday in 2023, says Anders Hörnfeldt at the Marine Staff.
Renovating soon 100 years old wooden boat is completely natural, it must be done with all older boats. They are often worn after a lot of use. Vasaorden has been used quite rarely - and that is not good for a wooden boat either.
- The first Vasaorden was 147 years old. The current barge will turn 100 years old in June 2023. With the thorough renovation that is now being carried out, she will have no problem getting older than 147 years and it is 2070. Then you can think about what is original and what is a replica, smiles Anders Hörnfeldt.
The royal family uses Vasaorden at official ceremonies. The last time Vasaorden was used was in 2010, at Victoria and Daniel's wedding. Then Anders Hörnfeldt was the commander of the eighteen rowers.
The next occasion when Vasaorden will be used is not planned. Only the king can decide when that will happen.
Kungaslupen Vasaorden renoveras - Försvarsmakten
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King Carl Gustaf's Volvo PV60 that was given to him on his 50th birthday 1996. The car is now at the Volvo Museum in Gothenburg. King Carl Gustaf uses the car at Svenska Kungsrallyt/The King's Rally on Öland.
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At the Youtube Channel of The Royal Palaces

The Gala Barouche of The Royal Stables: The wedding carriage of The Crown Princess
Markus Henriksson, the cavalry driver of The Royal Stables, shows off the Gala Barouche that was used at the Crown Princess couple's wedding in 2010. The carriage (made in 1901 in Stockholm) can be seen at The Royal Stables in connection with the tour.
The Gala Barouche is used also at the state visits as the first carriage and on the National Day the Crown Princess Family is taken to Skansen with it.
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Old 06-26-2022, 07:31 PM
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I found information about the boat "Polaris" :

The king bought the "Polaris" boat after seeing it hanging from the ceiling in the courtyard of the NK department store in Stockholm in 2000.

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