Update on Aug 13, 04:40 pm ist
The cost of a slice of cake for the wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana 40 years ago is Rs 1.89 lakh. This cake was preserved by a member of the Queen Mother's staff.
London: Many years have passed since Princess Diana left this world, but she, her marriage and her life always remain in the discussion. Once again one thing related to their marriage is in discussion and the reason for this is its price. Recently a piece of their wedding cake has been auctioned and it has got such a huge price that thousands of cakes will come for that price. This one slice of preserved cake has recently been auctioned.
A piece of cake sold for 1.89 lakhs It has been 40 years since the Fairy Tail Wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana. At the same time, a piece of their wedding cake has been sold at auction for 1,850 pounds ($ 2,565 i.e. Rs 1.89 lakh). This piece of cake is from one of the 23 official wedding cakes that were served at the wedding of the royal couple.
There is so much special in this cake This piece of cake is special in many ways. The British Royal Couple's 'Coat of Arms' is decorated with gold-silver and red, blue colors in the icing and marzipan base of this wedding cake. This piece of cake was given to Moya Smith, a member of the Queen Mother's staff, who preserved it with a hard-hold film and placed it in a tin box with beautiful flowers. Putting the date July 29, 1981, it was written, 'Touch it carefully - the wedding cake of Prince Charles and Princess Diane.'
The family had kept a piece of cake Moya Smith's family kept this piece of the Prince-Princess's wedding cake. Then in 2008 it was sold to an art collector. After this it has been sold once again. This time this cake has been sold in the auction, which has been bought by a person named Gerry Leighton.Regarding this, he said, 'I thought that I should make it a part of my property, which will be donated after my death. However, after buying it, I now have to think of ways by which I can stop myself from eating it.
There were bids from all over the world There were bids from all over the world to buy this cake, with the highest bids from UK, US and Middle East. Although the piece was expected to sell for around £500, it sold for more than 3 times that price. Let us tell you that Charles and Diana separated in 1992 after 11 years of their marriage and then they got divorced in 1996. A year later, Diana was killed in a horrific car accident in Paris.