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Old 08-06-21, 07:09 AM
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Originally Posted by leigh kitchen View Post
I don't know how long it took after King George VI died before the caps were stamped by appointment to the "Late King".
I read that Warrants expired "no longer than 5 years after death" and the Gazette shows they were still using "Late King" until 1957.

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SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 2 JANUARY, 1956
ROYAL WARRANTS OF APPOINTMENT TO HIS LATE MAJESTY KING GEORGE VI

Johnson, Herbert (Bond Street), Ltd.
Can't find Gazette details of when Queen granted warrant.

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