PRINCESS DIANA’S LETTER TO DESIGNER SET TO FETCH R17K AT AUCTION

LONDON- A handwritten letter in which Princess Diana jokes about how she “wanted a medal” when she turned 30 is set to fetch R17,000 at auction.

Bruce Oldfield fashion designer which the note was addressed to, Diana wanted to thank him for a birthday gift he’d sent her.

Princess Diana wrote the letter in 1990, she also wanted to thank Oldfield business partner for a jersey they had given her for her 29th birthday.

Diane had enjoyed a very close relationship with the fashion designer, who often dressed her for high profile public engagements and official events.

The note reads: “How really touched I am to be remembered for entering my 30th year – I want a medal when I finally make it please!” The note written in Kensington Palace notepaper the intimate text ends with a smiley face and a kiss.

The personal note was written on Kensington Palace letterhead. Picture: Caters News.

Diana showed great care in writing the thank you letter to the designer. Picture: Caters News.

Seven years later she died.

Photo Credit- Daily Express

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