The royal family announced that a piece of the 1981 wedding cake of Prince Charles and Princess Diana had sold for more than $ 3,000 at an auction in Britain on Wednesday.
An 800-gram piece of four-decade-old marzipan cake wrapped in thick white cream sold for the British emblem 8,850, and the final price of the piece was three times higher than the price initially set, and ranged from £ 300 to £ 500. According to British Pounds, (Russia Today).
Chris Albury, an auctioneer who specializes in royal memoirs at Dominic Winter Auctions, the organizer of the event in Sirenchester, West England, said: “We were amazed at the number of people who wanted to bid on this big and one-of-a-kind bid. In many countries in the East.
Albury said the first person to give the cake to Moira Smith, who worked with Queen Elizabeth II’s mother at Clarence House in central London, was Leeds Collector Jerry Leighton in the north of England.
After Smith’s death, his family sold the cake for £ 1,000 at a similar auction in 2008 to a private collector on Wednesday to make a profit. When it is first sold, we advise against eating it.
The cake was as it was kept by Smith, wrapped in plastic wrap inside a box marked “Please note carefully” and the wedding was dated July 29, 1981.
The collection, taken at Wednesday’s auction, includes a variety of items related to the royal wedding, including the ceremony, menu and table setting from Buckingham Palace.
A piece of wedding cake in an original cakesack box that sold for $ 2,240 in the United States in December, according to Julian’s auction.
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