In 1997, the world all but stopped to grieve the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales. The media was obsessed with her every move for more than a decade before the car accident that ended her life when she was just 36 years old. Diana was not only a phenomenal philanthropist but also a fashion icon who steered countless trends during the ’80s and ’90s. In 1997, just months before she died, she held an auction featuring some of her most famous dresses and donated the proceeds to charity.
Now, 20 years later, people around the world are still willing to pay thousands of dollars to get their hands on a piece of Princess Diana’s legacy. Everything from her handwritten letters to her personal car is up for grabs. Take a look at the shocking prices people have paid for these royal items.
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