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The King and Queen Consort’s wedding cake is up for auction

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A 17-year-old piece of wedding ceremony cake from the King and Queen Consort’s wedding ceremony is to be auctioned off, together with an 11-year-old piece from the Prince and Princess of Wales’s wedding ceremony.

The 2 historic dessert parts will are available in memento tins with royal ciphers and are every estimated at between £400 and £600 forward of the public sale.

They are going to go beneath the hammer at Keys Auctioneers in Aylsham, Norfolk, as a part of the three day nice sale which begins on twenty third November.

The King, who was the Prince of Wales on the time, married Camilla Parker-Bowles in Windsor on 9 April 2005.

The dedication service was held in St George’s Chapel and the reception was held within the State Residences of Windsor Fortress.

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The marriage cake was made by Mrs Blunden, proprietor of Sophisticake pastry store in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire.

Prince William married Kate Middleton on April 29, 2011 at Westminster Abbey, the reception was held at Buckingham Palace.

The cake, an eight-tiered fruitcake adorned with flowers produced from lambeth sugar paste, was made by designer Fiona Cairns from Fleckney, Leicestershire.

Tim Blyth, Director at Keys, stated: “With the accession of a brand new King and the next appointment of Prince William as the brand new Prince of Wales, curiosity in royal memorabilia may be very excessive in the mean time and we anticipate brisk bids for these two items of historical past. “

Different tons up on the market on the public sale embody a Christmas card from Charles and Diana, signed by them and younger Princes William and Harry, which has a pre-auction estimate of £200-300.

There may be additionally a photograph album of photographs of the late Queen Elizabeth, Duke of Edinburgh and members of the Royal Household, taken primarily throughout royal visits aboard HM Yacht Britannia, with a pre-auction estimate of £300-400.

A signed 1980 {photograph} of the late Queen and Philip and a boxed 2002 Fortnum and Mason Christmas Pudding, full with a Christmas card from the late Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, can even be auctioned.

The royal tons will go beneath the hammer on the primary day of the three-day public sale on Wednesday 23 November.

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