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German postcards added to my collection
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German postcards added to my collection

There is little space left in my house for my royal collection. However postcards are always good. A friend of mine last week sold 24 postcards of the Imperial Family of Germany. I didn’t hesitate and received them this weekend. They are absolutely lovely and I didn’t have any of them yet. They are either […]

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My royal mail 2021
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My royal mail 2021

Not that I am writing to royals too often, but I’ve sent a few cards this year. In the past months I received the following mail: 40th wedding anniversary of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, March 2021 (Instagram) Engagement of Prince Louis of Luxembourg and Scarlett-Lauren Sirgue, May 2021 (Instagram) […]

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Christmas Mail 2020
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Christmas Mail 2020

As usual I sent a bunch of Christmas cards to royals – reigning and non-reigning – all over Europe. It is always exciting to see whether people send back cards and what you get back. Several corona-related cards this year complete with “virus” and face masks. I am sure more cards will follow in the […]

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My royal mail 2020
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My royal mail 2020

Arrived on 9 January 2020: a card with photo from King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians to thank for the card I sent them for the 20th wedding anniversary. On 15 April 2020 King Philippe of the Belgians celebrated his 60th birthday. On 16 April 2020 Queen Margrethe II of Denmark turned 80. […]

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My book collection rearranged
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My book collection rearranged

It took me most of the weekend, but my bookcases finally look better again. They’re still somewhat full unfortunately, but everything that I want to keep is inside, and no longer on the floor or on top, or … However I have taken out several piles of books that I don’t want to keep. Hopefully […]

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A video of my house and collection
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A video of my house and collection

As I am at home most of the time now, I thought it would be fun to record a small video of my house. You can’t see me, but at least hear me. The video is slightly different from the one I placed on Instagram this morning, so enjoy this much better one also! If […]

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Getting rid of a part of my collection (2)
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Getting rid of a part of my collection (2)

Still busy putting my royal collection in order. After temporarily having put postcards and royal mail in a few boxes, I decided to have another look at the huge pile of scrapbooks from the past 40 years. I also had several scrapbooks from the 1960s and 1970s, originally created by others. As I run out […]

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