Princess Diana Collectibles
Collecting Princess Diana Memorabilia, Souvenirs, Limited Editions, Stamps, Coins and Collectibles
Princess Diana's life and death is a very profitable business. Collector's from around the world are keeping her memory alive through collectibles and memorabilia: dolls, figurines, stamps, coins, paintings, mugs, magazines, t-shirts, collector's plate. From Princess Diana's Royal wedding in 1981 up till Prince George of Cambridge christening, thousands of collectibles and memorabilia pieces have been produced. She was an icon and one of the most popular figure of the 20th century. Her death was a huge international shock and people all around the world paid her tribute. If you are a collector, here you will find a nice selection of collectibles as well as some information about Princess Diana's postal stamps prices.
The Latest Princess Diana Commemorative Plate
Princess Diana Postage Stamps and Covers - How much are they really worth
There are 2 types of postage stamps featuring princess Diana: official issues by authorized postal authorities and what philatelists call "Sand Dunes". Sand Dunes stamps have no postal values, They are pretty much just nice stickers. Sand Dunes are often refer to as "wallpaper".
Are princess Diana stamps worth a lot of money? Short answer is no. There is no rare Princess Diana stamps. Most of them (official and sand dune) were issued by the millions.
So, when adding to your collection, please don't spend too much on stamps. they are pretty, but cheap. Some unscrupulous sellers are trying to make a quick bucks on the back on Diana fans who are not stamp collectors. I am showing you a couple of stamps from my collection here to give you an idea on the price.
The grey Gibraltar souvenir sheet of 4 stamps is worth a maximum of 8$
Some prices on Princess Diana stampsClick thumbnail to view full-size
Although not “Sand Dunes” the stamps I am showing here from my collection have been issued mainly to be sold to Diana collectors and most of them have never seen the front of a letter.
Princess Diana Stamp Collections and Lots Up for Auction
Want to start a collection? The best way is to buy a small collection or a couple of small lots that includes many stamps and souvenir sheets. You can display your stamps in photo frames or do collage on beautiful scrapbook paper and dried flowers or other nice embellishment.
Should I Buy Princess Diana Coins?
Yes of course, but....
Collecting Princess Diana coins can be rather expensive but let's be honest, those colorized commemorative coins are nice. Will they take value over the years? I doubt it. If you want to invest stick to real Gold and Silver Princess Diana coins. I am not saying don't buy anything else, but please don't expect colorized coins to rise much in value (if at all). They are beautiful pieces to own and make for a great collection.
Princess Diana Books and Magazines - Book: Diana - Collecting on a Princess
This book is 13 years old. A lot of collectibles have been issued since then. But very few books are covering the topic.
112 pages soft cover book with lots of pictures. One of the rare reference book for those who collect Princess Diana. Identifies and values hundreds Princess Diana collectibles such as magazines, books, t-shirts, plates, dolls and more! This book is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Princess Diana collectibles but it's a start. As all guide, prices are not always reflecting the reality and are just that: a guide.
Princess Diana and Paris Match - Lady Diana in French magazines
Princess Diana was one of Paris Match favorite muse. She appeared on 56 Paris Match magazine front covers! But on the 10th anniversary of her death and what would have been her 50th birthday, she was no longer considered front cover worthy. Sadly.
How much are Paris Match magazines worth? Really they were not limited issues, so 2$ to 6$ in average. You can even find them much cheaper on auction if no one else bid on them.
Looking At Princess Diana Fashion
When it comes to easy going, but classy style, Princess Diana had all the bases covered. She was never extravagant, yet always remained deeply elegant. The clothing she wore portrayed a woman that knew where she was and where she was going. Princess Diana fashion trends will always be remembered because of the woman behind them.
The Memorable Gown
Most people remember Diana’s wedding gown more than any other garment she wore. The wonderment on everyone’s faces during her wedding due to her gown was phenomenal. However, the Princess wore some styles after being married that are still impacting the world of fashion today. The simple suits she wore have become a staple in every business woman’s wardrobe. Neat, short cut suits that were casual yet offered a look that could be worn in more formal occasions are the perfect addition to any wardrobe. These kinds of dresses were worn by Diana on several occasions.
World renowned couturiere Catherine Walker designed many of the gowns and other outfit the Princess wore. In fact, Princess Diana was buried in a gown she had purchased from Walker only a few weeks before her untimely death. Walker designed over 1,000 outfits for the Princess, always designing styles that were both unique and fashionable enough to be worn over and over again. The outfits the Princess wore showed who she was in many aspects, from colors to fit.
A Little Red
A red dress the Princess was photographed wearing in the weeks before she passed is a perfect example of the true Princess and her passionate personality. The dress was cut above the knee, was sleeveless in tank style and sported a small gold buckled belt. While this dress was extremely simple in its design, it spoke volumes of the woman wearing it. Clothing that allows you to be to the point without saying a word is the Princess Diana fashion she wore most often. The formal gowns the Princess wore also hinted sweet compassion in stately designs. Princess Diana will never be forgotten because of who she was, but her clothing and passion for great style set a fashion trend that is still going in circles of women all around the globe today.
Princess Diana Dolls and Figurines - Featuring Her Most Famous Gows And Her Timeless Elegance
This is a Franklin Mint fine hand-painted porcelain portrait doll of Princess Diana. 17 1/2 inches in height. The Princess of Wales Porcelain Portrait Doll is a hand numbered portrait edition. Wearing a white beaded gown and bolero jacket with a tiara set with swarovski crystals and faux pearls. Accessories includes a satin rose and a clutch purse.
Rather cute, good addition if you already have most of Princess Diana dolls and figures. Hand painted baby doll by Ashton Drake. Limited edition of 2500. Comes with tiara, velvet pillow and engraved locket. The doll measures 18 inches. Includes the certificate signed by the artist Dianna Effner.
This is a magnificent and poseable Princess Diana handcrafted porcelain bisque doll. The doll is wearing a well made replica of her wedding gown. Includes a display stand. A truly beautiful collectible doll.
From the Ashton-Drake collection. Issued in 2011 to celebrate what would have been the 30th anniversary of her wedding.
The Princess Diana Wardrobe Collection - By Danbury Mint
Collection of miniature Diana's gowns, robes and dresses. Collect them all.
A Dress for Diana - Wedding Pictures
On July 29,1981, millions of people watched one of the most famous event of the 20th century: The Royal Wedding of HRH Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer.
Lady Diana Royal Wedding was for many a real fairy tale come true. A beautiful young bride, a magnificent wedding gown, rich and famous guests and a real prince. 20 years old Diana Spencer became Princess Diana, Princess of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, Duchess of Rothesay and Countess of Chester in front of millions people watching and dreaming. Sometime I wonder if on her wedding day she also felt like a fairy tale princess. From the first day, she captured the heart of people and became one of the most photographed personality.
More Collectibles Featuring Princess Diana
Princess Diana Ornament for your Christmas tree
Princess Diana Collector's Plate. A Limited edition by the Bradford Exchange
Where to buy Princess Diana bone china pieces
Here's a list of good websites where you can find more collectible bone china pieces about Princess Diana such as plates, cup and saucers, teapots, bells and more
- Princess Diana bone china collectibles
Memorabilia and collectibles dealing with Princess Diana.
- Royalty Memorabilia from Woodville Mart
Royalty Memorabilia from Woodville Mart
- Lady diana collectibles on TIAS
Good choice offered by various sellers
- Antiques And Teacups
Selection of Princess Diana china pieces
- Everything Royal
Everything Royal specializes in English and Russian Royal Family commemoratives and memorabilia.Contact us about our unique one-of-a-kind catalogue today.
Buying Princess Diana Autographs
Buyer beware. Princess Diana autographs can be considered high end collectibles. Expensive. Because of her popularity, there is a load of fake autographs running around. If you plan on buying a Princess of Wales autograph you should buy it from a reputable Auction House. And know your stuff. I would never buy from eBay. Better pay a premium and have the real thing than be stuck with a worthless fake.