31st Mar, 2022 13:00

Autographs & Memorabilia

  Lot 801

Edward, Duke of Windsor & Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

Edward, Duke of Windsor & Wallis, Duchess of Windsor

The printed order of service used at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor on June 3rd, 1937, signed and inscribed on the final page by the Duke "To the Rev. R Anderson Jardine in remembrance of June 3rd 1937 Edward Duke of Windsor", also signed on the same page by the Duchess ("Wallis Duchess of Windsor") and Rev. Jardine ("R. Anderson Jardine"), with one of Edward's printed cards affixed below the inscription and annotated in his hand on the reverse with his and Wallis's fore names to be used in the ceremony "'Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David----Bessie Wallis", 16 pages, neatly inlaid and rebound in red cloth, light grey flyleaves with three photographs of the document in its original condition at the end, 4to, B. Clay & Sons Ltd, London and Bungay, for the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, red morocco case with a silvered medallion of Edward VIII set in the upper cover, gilt lettering to the front and the spine.

PROVENANCE: Bonhams, Paper & Portraits. The Roy Davids Collection Part II, London, 29 March 2011, lot 435

Sold for £6,875

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