• Short Summary

    KING BAUDOUIN VISITED ANTWERP YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) TO OPEN BELGIUM'S SECOND GREAT DIAMOND EXHIBITION.THE FIRST ONE,?

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    KING BAUDOUIN VISITED ANTWERP YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) TO OPEN BELGIUM'S SECOND GREAT DIAMOND EXHIBITION.THE FIRST ONE, HELD IN 1948, DREW THOUSANDS OF VISITORS FROM HOME AND ABROAD TO ADMIRE SOME OF THE WORLD'S MOST PRECIOUS STONES.

    A SET OF COLOUR DIAMONDS WORTH OVER GBP700,000 WERE AMONG THE PRECIOUS STONES SEEN BY KING BAUDOUIN.A BEAUTIFUL DIAMOND-SET REPRODUCTION OF THE CONCORD PLANE IS VALUED AT APPROXIMATELY GBP280,000.

    A MONOGRAM OF THE HOLY MARY, MOUNTED WITH A GOLDEN CROWN, WAS DECORATED WITH BROWN AND WHITE DIAMONDS.

    (FOURTEEN THOUSAND WORKERS ARE EMPLOYED IN BELGIUM'S VAST DIAMOND INDUSTRY.THE BULK OF THE DIAMONDS ARE EXPORTED.VISITORS TO THE EXHIBITION WILL BE ABLE TO VISIT THE EXHIBITION'S WORKSHOP AND SEE THE LATEST DIAMOND-CUTTING EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA27VHSTQDTA1T7DQPH09JCP2F6
    Media URN:
    VLVA27VHSTQDTA1T7DQPH09JCP2F6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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