Leather company Barrow Hepburn & Gale have used special techniques to restore and customize the suitcase – known as the “Red Box” – British news agency PA reported on Friday.

It was also provided with Charles’ new official monogram. British monarchs receive important papers in the red suitcases every day – including legal papers to be signed, but also letters and announcements. At the same time, several of these suitcases are in circulation.

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The Queen with the “Red Box”

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The long history of the traditional example, which is to be sent to King Charles shortly, can be seen: the words “King George V” are engraved on the lock – a sign that Queen Elizabeth II’s grandfather used the suitcase. He was British Head of State from 1910 to 1936.

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