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Diana's dresses are auctioned

A collection of dresses which were worn by Princess Diana have been auctioned off.

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Diana's Travolta dress is sold for £240,000

Princess Diana wore the dress when she danced with John Travolta in 1985. Credit: Reuters

The dress that Princess Diana was wearing when she danced with John Travolta at a White House dinner was sold at auction for £240,000 today - the anonymous buyer said he wanted to surprise his wife.

It was one of ten of her dresses that were put up for auction this afternoon. In total, they raised £862,800. Two of the dresses were bought by a British museum and will go on display to the public.

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