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Royal Box up for auction

London SE1 website team

The Rocket Van Box Shop in Union Street is marking the Royal Wedding with an unusual charity auction.

Royal Box up for auction
The Queen Mother might have died in 2002 but she is pictured in this balcony scene
Royal Box up for auction
The Duchess of York might not have been invited to the wedding but she features in this souvenir

The Royal Box is a decorated cardboard box can be opened to display a miniature Buckingham Palace balcony scene complete with Prince William and Catherine. 'Fergie' is peeping out of a window.

The unique royal wedding souvenir is on view in the window of the cardboard box emporium just across the road from the Union Theatre.

Bids in multiples of 5 are being invited. The opening bid stands at just 10 and offers will be accepted until the royal couple return from their Seychelles honeymoon at the end of the month.

All proceeds will be donated to Blackfriars Settlement.

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