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Sweden is looking for help after the theft of the royal crown and orb

STOCKHOLM – Swedish police Wednesday, Interpol turned on for the detection of the Tuesday from the cathedral of Strängnäs stolen begrafenisregalia of king Karl IX and his wife queen Kristina. According to Swedish media have to the thieves of the robbery well prepared. The two precious crowns and the orb layers behind lock and key.

The royal jewelry from the 17th century are an ability worth.

Until now, in vain searched for the thieves, that with a boat from Strängnäs way knew. By the report of the juwelenroof to Interpol hope to have the Sweden international sales more difficult.

The stolen regalia from 1611 do not belong as such to the Swedish crown jewels. Who are behind lock and key in the treasure chamber of the Royal Palace in Stockholm. But in the seventeenth century, and before that it was use to death princes as symbols of their dignity in the grave. The crowns of Karl IX and Kristina and the orb are specially designed for that purpose. They are of great historical value, while there is not really a price tag on it.

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