King Charles uses Queen Elizabeth’s red box

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King Charles will use the same famous red box as his mother and grandfather. The 74-year-old monarch was keen to repurpose the dispatch container owned by the late Queen Elizabeth, which was first used by her grandfather King George V and then her father King George VI, and it has been restored by luxury leather goods company Barrow, Hepburn and Gale. The company, which dates back to 1760, use specialist techniques to hand clean and condition the existing red leather on boxes undergoing refurbishment. Using a process called skiving, the thickness of leather is carefully reduced by hand using a…

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