Rare Princess Diana Pieces (Including Handwritten Letters You’ll Want to See to Believe) Are Going Up For Auction

Diana, Princess of Wales (1961 - 1997), visits Colston's School in Bristol, UK, 19th November 1983
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If you’ve ever wanted to dress exactly like the irreplaceable Princess Diana, now is your chance. Julien’s Auctions is gearing up for a new auction called Princess Diana’s Elegance & a Royal Collection. It will feature historic royal items celebrating the late Princess of Wales. The live and online auction will begin on Thursday, June 27, 2024.

Letters from Princess Diana to one of her housekeepers Maud Pendrey, signed Christmas and New Year cards, beautiful gowns, shoes, purses and other items from her collection are all offered in the auction. Many of the letters include some of her thoughts on marriage and motherhood, with one saying, “William has brought us such happiness and contentment and consequently I cannot wait for masses more.”

Princess Diana wearing a shimmering evening dress and white fur jacket at the charity premiere of the play 'The Little Foxes' at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London on March 8th, 1982

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“Julien’s is honored to add this special and historic collection of written correspondence from Diana in our upcoming auction which will feature not only many of her favorite garments that transmitted her grace and accessible style but her intimate letters written to her beloved housekeeper that display her warmth and humanity that crowned her the People’s Princess,” Martin Nolan, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Julien’s Auctions. “This collection of cards, notes and letters offers a poignant time capsule of Diana’s early years as a mother to the future kings of England as well as an important historical account of how Diana’s reign shaped the modern monarchy through her private and public personas.” Check out all of the items and register to bid here.

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