Vintage 25-years jubilee tin, Queen Juliana 1948 - 1973
Vintage Anniversary tin 25-years Queen Juliana 1948 - 1973.
Manufacturing date: 1973 - 1973
Rectangular tin with sloping front and back sides. On the hinged lid is the national weapon and the years 1948 and 1973. On the front is a crowned oval with a photographic image in color of Queen Juliana. On the backside, in a crowned oval a photographic image in black and white of Queen Juliana in her coronation mantle. The lid is finished with a gold-colored border.
This vintage tin from 1973 is a commemorative note on the occasion of the 25th Jubilee of Queen Majesty Queen Juliana.
- Height: 13 cm.
- Width: 8,2 cm.
- Length: 15,5 cm.
Juliana; Juliana Louise Emma Marie Wilhelmina; 30 April 1909 – 20 March 2004) was Queen of the Netherlands from 1948 until her abdication in 1980.
Juliana was the only child of Queen Wilhelmina and Prince Henry. From birth, she was heir presumptive to the Dutch throne. She was educated privately. In 1937, she married Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld with whom she had four children: Beatrix, Irene, Margriet, and Christina.
She reigned for nearly 32 years. Her reign saw the decolonization of Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) and Suriname and their independence from the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Upon her death at the age of 94, she was the longest-lived former reigning monarch in the world.