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How Much Is A Scrap Of Royal Wedding Toast Worth?

An auction house sold a memento from the wedding of Princess Diana and Prince Charles. Rosemarie Smith says she visited her daughter, who worked for the royal family in 1981. She saw toast that Prince Charles left on a breakfast tray. Last week, she sold it for the equivalent of $361. It's one of the higher prices on record for a scrap of food.
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