LOS ANGELES, CA.-
In celebration of the upcoming royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Juliens Auctions, the world recordbreaking auction house, has announced that five cake slices from the most iconic royal weddings of all time will be offered as part of their grand auction extravaganza of the year, Hollywood Legends taking place June 23, 2018 in Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas and online on juliensauctions.com
A slice of cake from the legendary royal wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana on July 29, 1981 will be presented. The cake contained in a white box with silver printing that reads CD/ Buckingham Palace/ 29th July 1981 and wrapped in a paper doily comes with an original transmittal envelope to "Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Waite" with Queen Elizabeth's royal stamp. The piece is estimated to sell $800-$1,200
The marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton was televisions most watched wedding of all time and a slice from their royal wedding cake (estimate: $600-$800) with a program will march down the auction aisle. The slice of fruitcake made by Fiona Cairns is contained within a presentation tin that was presented to guests and dignitaries at the April 29, 2011, wedding. It is accompanied by an enclosure card that reads, "With best wishes/ from/TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall/ in celebration of the wedding/ of/ TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge."
Other highlights include a royal wedding cake slice from the marriage of Prince Charles to Camilla Parker Bowles on April 9, 2005 (estimate: $600-$800); a slice of royal wedding cake from the marriage of Prince Andrew to Sarah Ferguson held at Buckingham Palace on July 23, 1986 (estimate: $600-$800) and a slice of royal wedding cake from the marriage of Princess Anne to Captain Mark Phillips on November 14, 1973 (estimate: $300-$500)