Century-old state carriage gets set for UK royal wedding

The coach will be used to carry Prince William and Kate Middleton in the event of bad weather on their wedding day
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General view of the Glass Coach at the Royal Mews on March 21, 2011 in London, England. The coach, which was built in 1881, will be used to carry Prince William and Kate Middleton in the event of bad weather on their wedding day (Getty Images)
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Carriage Restorer Dave Evans cleans the Glass Coach at the Royal Mews on March 21, 2011 in London, England. The coach, which was built in 1881, will be used to carry Prince William and Kate Middleton in the event of bad weather on their wedding day (Getty Images)
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A Rolls-Royce state car at the Royal Mews on March 21, 2011 in London, England. The car will transport Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall on the day of the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
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General view of the 1902 State Landau carriage at the Royal Mews on March 21, 2011 in London, England. The coach, which was built in 1881, will be used to carry Prince William and Kate Middleton in the event of bad weather on their wedding day (Getty Images)
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General view of the Glass Coach at the Royal Mews on March 21, 2011 in London, England. The coach, which was built in 1881, will be used to carry Prince William and Kate Middleton in the event of bad weather on their wedding day (Getty Images)
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State Harness Cleaner David Oates cleans the Round Buckle, part of the State Harness, at the Royal Mews on March 21, 2011 in London, England (Getty Images) (Getty Images)
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A Rolls-Royce state car at the Royal Mews on March 21, 2011 in London, England. The car will transport Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall on the day of the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
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Carriage Restorer Dave Evans cleans the 1902 State Landau carriage at the Royal Mews on March 21, 2011 in London, England (Getty Images)
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A Rolls-Royce state car at the Royal Mews on March 21, 2011 in London, England. The car will transport Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall on the day of the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
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Carriage Restorer Dave Evans cleans the Glass Coach at the Royal Mews on March 21, 2011 in London, England (Getty Images)
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State Harness Cleaner David Oates cleans the Round Buckle, part of the State Harness, at the Royal Mews on March 21, 2011 in London, England (Getty Images)
Tue 22 Mar 2011 12:53 PM GST