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An auctioneer holds up a pair of linen drawers that belonged to Queen Victoria, with a blue embroidered cipher and a 38" waist. The bloomers were won by a collector in Essex (Reeman Dansie)

An auctioneer holds up a pair of linen drawers that belonged to Queen Victoria, with a blue embroidered cipher and a 38" waist. The bloomers were won by a collector in Essex (Reeman Dansie)

Victoria's secret bloomers goes for £360 in royal auction

1 January 1970

Queen Victoria's 38" bloomers were sold to a collector from Essex at a royal auction.  Royal letters and Christmas cards signed by the late Princess Diana, a portrait of Princess Margaret by famed photographer Cecil Beaton and a piece of wedding cake from the Duke and Duchess's wedding last year were also sold.

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