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article imageCharles' toast from the royal wedding sells for £230

By Melissa Horrocks     Jul 20, 2012 in Odd News
Buckingham - This is one piece of toast that nobody wants to eat. The thirty one year old piece of toast was left over by Charles on the morning of the royal wedding.
Prince Charles' 31 year old toast that was left over from his wedding day, sold for £230. The slice of toast was from Charles' breakfast on the morning he got married to Princess Diana. Rosemarie Smith kept the piece of toast as a memento, following the 1981 wedding. 750 million individuals tuned in to watch the wedding worldwide according to Metro.
There was only one piece of toast left on the day that Charles got married to Diana. The auction bidders battled over the phone for the slice of white toast that was eventually sold for £230. The auction took place at Charles Hanson Auctioneers in Etwall, Derby. The white slice of toast is one of the most famous pieces of toast in the world.
According to the Mail Online, the mother of a royal chamber maid picked up the toast, 31 years ago. It's probably best if the toast is never eaten since it is well past the eat-by date.
The toast was taken from a tray by the mother of a maid who was visiting her daughter at Buckingham Palace, according to Daily Mail. The toast was thought to be sold for up to £500, but eventually sold for £230.
There is also Elizabeth Emanuel's scrapbook that will be sold, as well as swatches from Di's gown set to go for £5,000 at auction. A piece of Diana's wedding cake that has been kept for 27 years in the servant's attic is expected to go for £20,000.
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