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Re: King Willem-Alexander retires coach amid slavery row
I would be surprised if this coach will be seen on the road soon, regardless if there's still discussion about the offending panel or not. The royal family does not like this over-the-top carriage very much and Willem-Alexander even called it once "the golden drag hat". The coach now used for state occasions is the much more elegant Glass Coach, built in 1826 in Brussels fot King Willem I.
"The Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander has announced that Dutch royals will cease using a historic golden carriage amid a debate over slavery links.
Critics say that one side of the horse-drawn carriage, called De Gouden Koets, is decorated with an image that glorifies the country's colonial past". https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-59988414
Why don't they just remove the offending panels?