Queen Victoria's birthday book makes $4,945 in UK auction



2015-06-26 13:40:01

Queen Victoria's birthday book makes $4,945 in UK auction

A birthday book owned and used by Queen Victoria details her closest friends

A Golden Jubilee-themed birthday book that was personally owned and used by Queen Victoria has sold at Cooper Owen's March 21 Music & Movie Legends in the UK.

Queen Victoria Jubilee birthdaybook The book lists the birthdays of some of Queen Victoria's closest friends

The 1887 book sold for 3,000 ($4,945) and is marked with the names of Queen Victoria's closest friends. With a quotation for each given day, it is a charming collectible from the iconic monarch, bound in green with gold embossed lettering.

Also selling were a pair of Queen Victoria's ivory silk slippers, inscribed "Worn by Her Majesty March 1847". Said to be identical to those worn at her wedding, the slippers were made by Gundry & Son and sold for 2,000 ($3,296).

Paul Fraser Collectibles has a fantastic selection of royal memorabilia for sale.

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