Royal fan collects £ 1,850 pieces of Charles and Diana’s wedding cake
A royal megafan has collected a bit of the Prince and Princess of Wales marriage ceremony cake after paying £ 1,850 for the confection.
Auctioneer Chris Albury handed the cake to Gerry Layton at Kemble Railway Station, Gloucestershire after Mr Layton received the public sale earlier this week.
The big piece of preserved cake is frosted and topped with a marzipan base from one of many 23 official marriage ceremony desserts made for the sad marriage of 1981.
The design of the cake exhibits a sugared design of the royal coat of arms within the colours gold, purple, blue and silver.
Mr Layton took a ten hour prepare experience from Leeds to gather the piece in particular person.
He was delighted to obtain a memorial plate for the royal marriage ceremony of Charles and Diana along with the cake and this system for the primary marriage ceremony of the Prince of Wales.
The auctioneers additionally gave Mr. Layton a contemporary fruit cake that he ate on his lengthy journey house.
Mr Albury, auctioneer at Dominic Winter Auctioneers in Cirencester, stated: “I’ve dealt with plenty of weird issues over time as an auctioneer and appraiser – to Belfast to see pictures of the Cottingley fairies, to Vienna to see historic images of the Cuban Revolution – however this royal cake story will definitely be certainly one of my most uncommon and memorable tales there for a really very long time. “