Kate Middleton and Prince William got married over a year ago so any food left over from that lavish event is old. This isn't deterring someone for shelling out big bucks for a piece of the now stale wedding cake from that monumental event.
Just days after Kate and William's first year wedding anniversary, a piece of their stale wedding cake is up for auction. The eight layer fruit cake wrapped in baking paper sits ready for sale to the highest bidder. They're not alone as other royal couples stale wedding cake pieces will also go to the person offering the most money at the same auction.
Kate and William's cake comes with a slip of paper that was given out at the wedding saying, "With best wishes from TRH (Their Royal Highnesses) The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall in celebration of the wedding of TRH the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge," according to All Voices.
The piece of cake also comes with "Order of Service" page from Westminster Abby which holds the vows, hymns and prayers that made up the wedding ceremony. This piece of cake was one of 650 pieces given out to the people who attended Kate and William's wedding.
This one stale piece of cake's expected to fetch $1,620 for the memories that come along with it when the sale becomes complete. This isn't the only piece of cake going under the auction hammer, as a piece from Princess Diana and Prince Charles' wedding is also up for sale.
Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips piece of wedding cake is also in the auction. In 2008, another piece of Diana and Charles' wedding cake went for $1,830. This just goes to show that there's a market for stale cake especially when it comes from the royals!
This is an online auction held by the PFC Auctions Company and the stale pieces of cake, along with many other royal memorabilia is up for bids until May 24, 2012.