The most striking gifts that the Kings have received: a Mortadelo, espadrilles and the Constitution that Sánchez gave to Leonor

The list of gifts that the Kings have received throughout the year 2023 arrives, as an exercise in transparency in the Royal Household. The list, which consists of 301 gifts, was made public this Wednesday, May 8. In addition, of the 8.43 million budget that the House had for 2023, invoices were settled and payments worth 7.72 million were made. This means that Zarzuela closed the year with a positive balance of 710,000 euroseither. These are the economic data that appear published on the web. These are the most exotic objects that Felipe VI and Letizia have received.

For her 18th birthday, on October 31, 2023, Leonor received a copy of the Constitution from Pedro Sánchez. The president also gave him Consolidated treaties. Charter of Fundamental Rights. This is stated in last year’s gift list.

Among the most striking gifts for Don Felipe are a bicycle, a book of Mortadelo and Filemon, by Francisco Ibáñez; a model of the Santiago Bernabéu and another of an F-18. More exotic, a copy of the script of an episode of The cable girlsa Netflix series, and a guayebera.

A personalized San Fermín scarf has been for Mrs. Letizia. Also, a replica figure of the Lady of Elche, soccer club shirts, earrings, hair clips, dresses and espadrilles. Three coats have arrived in Zarzuela from King Abdullah of Jordan, for Letizia and her daughters. Last June the Kings of Jordan visited Don Felipe and his wife in Madrid (photo below). Hashem’s son accompanied them. Another gift that stands out has been the Koldo Royo chef’s t-shirt, which joins a large number of books and photographs.

The catering of 68,000 euros

The head of state is the one who has received the most gifts. In total, 150. The Queen, 72. For both of them, jointly, 39. The rest for her daughters, Leonor and Sofía. Regarding the expense ratio, the Royal House closed 2023 with a positive balance of 710,000 euros, of its budget of 8.43 million. Among the expenses, those for the month of October stand out. The catering that was served at the reception on the 12th at the Royal Palace on the occasion of the National Holiday meant a cost to the House’s coffers of 68,805 euros. That same month, on October 31, to celebrate Leonor’s 18th birthday, a meal was also served at the Royal Palace that reached 25,300 euros.