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Celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 90th Birthday with this 10 Amazing Royal Collectibles

On April 21, Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate another significant milestone in her life—Her Majesty will turn 90—a feat seldom achieved by a reigning monarch. For a woman so iconic as Queen Elizabeth II, her life has been so full of achievements. She was born with slim chances of becoming Queen someday given that at that time, her uncle, then the Prince of Wales, has had so many prospects of getting married and fathering children. But luck turned towards her and in 1952, she was crowned Queen not only of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, but of the Commonwealth. In 2012, she celebrated her Diamond Jubilee on the throne. As preparations for Her Majesty’s birthday celebrations go on, collectors and lovers of everything royal are surely scouring the net for great souvenirs. Here are some limited edition items you might want to add on your collection, all available on Amazon.

Queen Elizabeth's 90th Birthday Tea Towel

The book written by ITV Royal Correspondent Tim Ewart looks into the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II. It is rich in images from the Royal Archives about everything in the life of the Queen, from official duties to personal events. It also features the significant events during the Queen’s reign and how she keeps traditions that link the United Kingdom with a history stretching back more than a thousand years.

Burleigh Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday Mug and Tea Cup

Limited Edition, only 1,000 sets for the mug and tea cup are available. Each comes inside a gift box and with a certificate of authenticity.  Made in England and hand decorated, it makes a nice addition to your china collection. 

This lovely Ladybird souvenir edition contains a rich load of official photographs and information from Queen Elizabeth II’s childhood to the present.

This hand-decorated gift measures 8inches diameter. Fine Bone China

This commemorative coin medal is painted hard enamel on both sides of "Coin" approximately 44 mm in diameter Supplied in Lovely Presentation Box.

This 11oz ceramic coffee mug with C-shaped handle contains two Images printed onto the mug. Dishwasher and microwave safe, the mug’s permanent colors that will not fade.

Made in England, each mug comes in a gift box and with certificate of authenticity. 10.5 inches diameter.

The Elizabeth II 90th birthday commemorative print is a nice gift to make someone smile or even laugh.


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