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Parents flock to eBay for Prince George's royal sweater

2014-12-18 05:00

London - Parents looking to dress their toddlers like Prince George for Christmas may be too late.

The royal toddler was seen wearing a blue sweater decorated with soldiers of a Guards regiment in bearskin hats and red tunics in official holiday pictures released last weekend.

The "guards" sweater worn by the young prince was on sale at a popular British store for 16 pounds (R294), but quickly sold out.

Not content to wait for retailers to restock, dozens of Christmas shoppers bid on similar second-hand sweaters online for a price nearly four times higher.

Other items favoured by Prince George in the past have sparked similar online frenzy.

Here is the adorable Prince George and his now sold out sweater:


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