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Forum: Royal Jewels 11-11-2010, 09:16 PM
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Posted By Vasillisos Markos
Russo dear, I did not read this in a book...

Russo dear,

I did not read this in a book but on another website. Here is a link to the specific passage describing the Imperial bedroom in the Alexander Palace:

Imperial Bedroom - Alexander...
Forum: Royal Jewels 11-11-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Vasillisos Markos
I have been reading about the Alexander Palace. ...

I have been reading about the Alexander Palace. During World War II, the palace was captured by the Nazis and their Spanish ally. In a corner of the bedroom shared by Nicholas and Alexandra, the...
Forum: Royal Jewels 09-22-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Vasillisos Markos
Russo dear, It would be no surprise if the...

Russo dear,

It would be no surprise if the Reds did execute the "trusted servant." Some of these retainers had unyielding loyalty to their employers and even died for their loyalty (witness the...
Forum: Royal Jewels 09-20-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Vasillisos Markos
Here is the excerpt from Felix's book: ...

Here is the excerpt from Felix's book:

"When autumn came, I decided to go to St. Petersburg again; I wanted to find a hiding place for our jewels and more valuable objets d'art. When I arrived I...
Forum: Royal Jewels 09-19-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Vasillisos Markos
Does anyone know if Irina, the wife of Felix...

Does anyone know if Irina, the wife of Felix Yussoupov, had any imperial jewelry which either escaped the country with her or was confiscated by the Bolsheviks? I seem to remember when reading...
Forum: Royal Jewels 05-17-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Vasillisos Markos
Tarlita, Thank you for the information. I...

Tarlita,

Thank you for the information. I have the Alexander Palace web site bookmarked, so I will certainly check out the information on Felix. He was certainly a character. It must have been...
Forum: Royal Jewels 05-05-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Vasillisos Markos
The Yussoupovs were rich beyond belief and...

The Yussoupovs were rich beyond belief and Felix's mother used to keep bowls filled with jewels so her guests could scoop them up and let them run between their fingers for the pure sensuality of...
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