Los Angeles — A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at an auction for $1,375 (R14 650).The cake, still in its original white and silver presentation box, was sold online on Thursday by Nate D Sanders Auctions of Los Angeles.With the box was a card stating, "With best wishes from Their Royal Highnesses, the Prince & Princess of Wales."This is what the cake and its packaging looked like:(Photo: AP)Auction house spokesperson Sam Heller says the buyer is a private collector.Although the cake came wrapped in its original wax paper, Heller says it wouldn't be a good idea to try to eat it.He adds that there is a small but dedicated group of royal cake collectors. Some, Heller says, have purchased cakes dating to the days of Britain's Queen Victoria, who married in 1840.
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