Royal gifts


Some "Royal" gifts
       

In order to promote his machine, Thomas de Colmar gifted sumptuous machines with richly decorated boxes to reigning kings, aristocrats and high ranking officials. In return, he was awarded many gifts, honors and distinctions.

For each personality in this list you will find:

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A smiley pointing to his/her arithmometer if it exists


Commander of the Order of Glory
 Knight of The Royal Order of the Oak Crown
No known award
(as of today)
 
 
       
Order of the merit of Saint-Louis
of Parma

Gold snuffbox engraved with
Thomas's initials

No known award
(as of today)
Commander of the order of Christ
   
        

        
Commander of the Order of
St. Gregory the Great
Knight of the order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus
Official praises
Diamond ring with the
prince's initials

    
 
       
1852
Zénoïde de Jacquemain
Thomas de Colmar’s niece
No known award
(as of today)

Received a perpetual peerage from male to male by letters patent
No known award
(as of today)

The Royal and Distinguished Spanish Order of Charles III
       
1872
Pedro II
Empire of Brazil
1863-?
Miss Renaud
Emilie Reynaud de Barbarin
?
No known award
(as of today)
No known award
(as of today)

Count of Trapani's arithmometer (© Serge Roubé)
  
   
 

 

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