She was one of the most attractive and glamorous women the world has ever known.
So when a former footman and valet in the Royal Household received this Valentine's Day card from Princess Diana, you can imagine how thrilled he must have been.
The pink personalised card - addressed to ‘George’ and signed by the popular Princess - was anonymously sent by Diana in 1989, when she was still married to Prince Charles.
However, the card is far from a romantic gesture to a lover, instead being a practical joke - sent to loveless employees at the Royal Household.
George, whose surname has not been released by his family, worked in The Royal Household of Prince Charles.
Diana wrote the card to George and had it secretly handed to him in a pink envelope.
It is now up for sale after the family of George - who died recently - decided to part with the Diana memorabilia to help fund a new life abroad.
Mark Riddle, who owns Memorabilia UK, tasked with selling the extremely rare card, said: 'The family of George contacted me after his death saying they wanted to sell his collection of Diana artefacts.
'I was amazed when I saw it, not many people can ever have been handed a Valentine’s card by a Princess, let alone one of the most iconic.
'George had a whole host of Diana memorabilia, often signed by her.
'It is believed to have been part of a few sent by Diana to cheer up loveless employees, but one, however, cannot imagine she gave out too many of these.'
The pink card - which measures 18x13cm - comes from the 1989 Andrew Brownsword collection and is called 'Lady Di by Dino...'
Nice gesture: The front of the card, left, and inside, right, which is personally signed from Princess Diana. It is expected to fetch nearly £8,000 at auction
It shows a teddy bear jumping among pink hearts and the printed message, 'Hey Valentine! Not Many Men Receive a Valentine’s Card From Princess Diana.'
Inside the message concludes, 'And You’re One of Them', and the Princess has written 'to George, from Diana!'
Memorabilia dealer Mr Riddle added: 'You can only imagine the potential worth of this Diana Valentine card in say
100 years time.
Funny: The Valentine's Day card was anonymously sent by Diana in 1989 when she was still married to Prince Charles. However, it was intended as a practical joke and not a romantic gesture
'It really shows the Princess’s sense of fun and girlishness.
'Like many rare collectables it is a hard thing to accurately value, but we have currently pricing it at £7,995.
'Hopefully this treasure can be safe-guarded for the next generation to enjoy.'
Only one other similar card has ever been discovered, which was addressed to Sgt Lewis, a former soldier who worked for the Royal family.
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