Special Collectors Set 1
The Magna Carta
Limited to 250 Sets - Issued in 1967
As every schoolboy should know, the Magna Carta, (or Great Charter), was signed by King John at Runnymede on 15th June 1215.
It marked an agreement negotiated between King John's government and his subjects concerning the limits and responsibilities of Government and the legal rights of free citizens. It contained the pledge that no free man should have his rights removed without the due process of law, and the judgement of his peers. It is taken to be the foundation of the liberties of the citizen in the English-speaking world
The complete set consisted of the following five dolls :
- H.299 - King John
- H.300 - Queen Isabella of Angoulême
- H.566 - A Baron at the Court of King John
- H.567 - A Baron's Lady
- H.568 - A Pilgrim at the Court of King John
Each doll was supplied with a numbered certificate of authenticity
The slideshow below displays the entire "Magna Carta" doll collection
The doll pictures will auto run as a slide show in the window above.
Press F5 (function key 5 on your keyboard), to re-start the slide show.
Alternatively, you may control the slideshow manually – follow the steps below :
- Place the cursor at the bottom of the window to access thumbnail and navigation control bar
- Click on the “?” (question mark) symbol (bottom left hand side of the control bar) for a detailed explanation of the controls
- See a full screen slideshow by clicking on the “Square with Arrow” symbol (2nd from right on the control bar)
- Use the keyboard arrow keys to move forward and back through the slideshow, as desired
- Use the “ESC” key to leave full screen mode