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"THE "GOUDEN KOETS"" Royal The Hague Tip by eden_teuling

Royal The Hague, The Hague: 53 reviews and 65 photos

  THE "GOUDEN KOETS"
by eden_teuling
 
 

The name of the official State Coach of The Netherlands which has to be pulled by a group of 8 horses. It is in use since 1903 designed by H.J. and J. Spijker and it was a inauguration present from the inhabitants of Amsterdam for queen Wilhelmina in 1898. It is a so called BERLINER richly decoratedwith allegoric art and paintings of N. van der Waal, completely guilded .
The coach box is covered in red LAKEN and has the two COATS OF ARMS on the sides.
The upholstery is of extremely fine silk embroidery.

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  • Written Jul 23, 2003
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