Princess Diana's £50,000 'take the plunge dress' auctions next month


2015-06-26 12:00:59


Princess Diana's 50,000 'take the plunge dress' auctions next month

The Princess of Wales's gown will sell with fashion sketches and other ephemera at Kerry Taylor Auctions

Here's a quick reminder that Kerry Taylor Auctions will be auctioning the historic Emanuel Royal Archive as part of its Passion for Fashion Auction on June 8.

The sale will comprise around 30 lots ranging from actual clothes worn by Princess Dianato fashion sketches, invoices, letters and related ephemera.

According to Kerry Taylor, never before has such a complete or historic Royal dress related archive come onto the open market.

The collection is estimated to bring between 70,000-110,000.

"It charts the emergence and transformation of Lady Diana Spencer from a young, inexperienced fashion ingnue into the world renowned style icon that we all came to know and admire," said a statement by the auction house.

Lady Diana exits a car wearing her iconic 'take the plunge' dress

For more information on the sale of Lady Diana's iconic 'take the plunge' dress, you can read our previous report from April 12 here.

Unsurprisingly, Royal memorabilia associated withthe late Lady Diana is among the most valuable and sought-after on the market.

Diana artefacts currently for sale to collectors include rare signed photos of Prince Charles with Diana - one with a baby Prince William and one with both William and Prince Harry.

Previously, her autographs have commanded values of anywhere between $4,000 and $20,000, and sometimes more - and the sale of her dress issure to attract worldwide attention.

Watch this space for more news on Kerry Taylor's June 8 auction.

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