A letter from King Charles III at age 6 will be auctioned

Found in the attic of an English couple, a letter from King Charles III goes on sale March 7. Then 6 years old, the former Prince of Wales addresses in this letter to his grandmother, the Queen Mother Elizabeth, wife of King George VI, reports TF1 News.

“Dear Grandma, I’m sorry you’re sick. Hope you get better soon. Kisses from Charles”. Here are the words written by the young Prince of Wales. Written on paper with the Buckingham Palace logo and dated March 15, 1955, the note features perfectly aligned letters and two colored pencil drawings.

A letter recovered by a former protector of the Queen

“We finally had time to delve into a big box my mom gave us. It happened to belong to my grandfather, Roland Stockdale,’ the owner of the house explained on the website of the auction house Hanson Auctioneers who organizes the sale.

He would also have found in his attic an invitation to a ball at Balmoral Castle, a note signed by the Queen, several royal menus, as well as a mass book in memory of King George VI. The man finally understood, according to his discoveries, that his grandfather, a former police officer, had ensured the protection of the queen mother in the 1950s.

The auction house Hanson Auctioneers estimated the missive of the young Charles III between 2,000 and 3,000 pounds (between 2,200 and 3,400 euros). To get it, admirers of the royal family will have to be ready on March 7, the day of the auction of these exceptional objects.

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