The original telex message signed by Margaret Thatcher to signify victory in the Falklands, has today fetched £5,500 at an auction in Church Stretton, Shropshire.
The document states: " The Falkland Islands are once more under the government desired by their inhabitants. God Save the Queen."
It was predicted to fetch between £10,000 and £15,000.
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The country is generally seen as a safe place and experts today said incidents like the death of backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung were rare.
Fine and dry, with warm sunny spells on Wednesday.
A dry and fine day. Some thundery rain possible later.