The Queen & I - The fascinating archive of a longstanding member of staff to the Royal family

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The musical and Pipe programme for the 1980 state banquet at Buckingham Palace.<br />
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It reveals that esteemed attendees dined on gourmet French cuisine including beef bourgignon which was washed down with a selection of international wines.<br />
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The fascinating archive of a longstanding member of staff to the Royal family has emerged for sale.<br />
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It features a selection of Royal Christmas cards, including one from 2019, as well as a slice of wedding cake and an order of service from Charles and Diana's wedding in 1981.<br />
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The vendor, who wishes to remain anonymous, is also selling their Royal 'personal service' medal and the menu and seat plan for a state banquet in 1980.<br />
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They worked at Buckingham Palace from the late 70s to the beginning of the 21st century, receiving Christmas cards every year since as a token of their service.<br />
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The collection is being sold with Charterhouse Auctioneers, of Sherborne, Dorset. It is expected to fetch £1,500.