Queen Elizabeth II - the first ten years

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Real Estate Agent with Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers HRE# 58089 - RS

Queen Elizabeth II - the first ten years

Recently when cleaning out my dad's belongings, we came across this old magazine from 1963.  My mom had saved it, but I didn't remember seeing it before, or maybe I wasn't interested as a kid.  She must have picked it up in England.

Queen Eliz II magazine cover

It was interesting in 2022, to glance through the pages and get a glimpse of 1963 England.  The advertisements were such a time capsule, and mostly ads for expensive things like Rolls Royce, top notch clothing, jewelry and insurance.  The finer things in life for privileged people.  A different world from today... or is it?

Well it's now the end of an era and the Queen is no longer with us, and we can look forward to a new post-covid era... with King Charles III.  Like they say, a change is as good as a rest.

ALOHA FROM HAIKU MAUI

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Georgie Hunter R(S) e-Pro, Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers
26 Baldwin Ave., Paia HI 96779
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Comments (11)

Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

I don’t know much of about any of this and especially the early early years of it all

Sep 10, 2022 11:58 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Georgie... thanks for sharing this wonderful "blast from the past" with us. I always enjoy "going back in time" when I see things like this.

Sep 11, 2022 04:59 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Aloha Georgie - Very Interesting.   Finding such a time capsule is a unique throwback.  

Sep 11, 2022 05:37 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Georgie,

What a discovery from the past. She had been the Queen for so long its interesting to look back through the years in her reign. Thanks for sharing.

Sep 11, 2022 05:51 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Georgie, what a find, and something you want to hang onto for memories.

Sep 11, 2022 06:51 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net

 

Hi,

 

Enjoyed your blog page, and I added you as a friend. I would love the follow back. Thanks Bill

 

Sep 11, 2022 06:54 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Every time I see a photo of Queen Elizabeth taken during that era, I think of my own mother.  I often thought the two looked enough alike to have been sisters.

Francie Myers Heady Olson

Sep 11, 2022 05:55 PM
Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089

You're right - there's quite a resemblance!

Sep 12, 2022 07:18 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Georgie- that must have been so interesting. When I find things like this I love to sit down and take a journey back in time. I wasn't that long ago and yet in many ways it was. 

Sep 11, 2022 06:34 PM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

That is really cool.  We have been clearing out my parent's home for renovation and although it hasn't been much fun, coming across memorable things has put a smile on our faces.

Sep 12, 2022 05:53 AM
Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info

Myrl Jeffcoat - You're right - there's quite a resemblance!

Sep 12, 2022 07:19 PM
Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info

Thanks for all your nice comments on this odd topic!

Sep 12, 2022 07:19 PM