BOB posted fantastic story of selling the diamonds from QA crown - see......[gone]..
Thank you Bob for that wonderful article about selling the diamonds from Queen Alexandra's crown.
I had not read it before.
I went to the source I like to rely on these days - The Crown Jewels 1998, Vol II - which says Queen Alexandra's crown was made from "Queen Alexandra's own jewels supplemented by others supplied by Messrs. Carrington."
I'd suggest that the newspaper is referring to selling the Carrington jewels only.
I'd reckon Queen Alexandra's own jewels were put to good use by her!
We know Queen Alexandra's crown was stripped of jewels and has been displayed with paste stones ever since.
The Koh-i-Noor was on the front cross.