A royal superfan woman has amassed a treasure trove of more than 3,000 items of memorabilia celebrating the Queen.
Sarah Grant’s mammoth collection charts the entire life of Elizabeth II and includes original family photographs, busts, coins and portraits.
Handwritten thank you notes, a sample of silk from her coronation dress and never-before-seen photos also feature.
There’s even a gift-wrapped piece of cake presented by a 12-year-old Princess Elizabeth to Captain Biscoe, the then Chief Secretary of the Royal Life Saving Society, probably as a thank you gift for him helping her through her swimming exams.
Sarah, who has been collecting for more than 10 years, credits eBay for her success but she’s also trawled charity shops and contacted artists directly.