HMV Coronation

HMV: Memento of the Coronation Ceremony of King George VI (U.K.) / 1937

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Design: A classy design featuring a medallion-style illustration of King George VI (and his wife, Elizabeth), who ascended the throne of England following the abdication of his elder brother, Edward. The image is supported by the lion and unicorn of the royal coat of arms, shown in full below. The reverse side of the record (below) shows a picture of the royal family, with the present Queen, HM Elizabeth II, on the right.

History: Label scan courtesy of collector Bill Dean-Myatt of the U.K.

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