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88 Years of Royal Wedding Souvenirs

Take a trip down memorabilia lane ...

A royal wedding is an event to remember, and since at least the 1920s, people have been remembering them with an ever-more-elaborate array of keepsakes and collectibles, including — but by no means limited to — postcards, programs, crockery, and, yes, condoms. Below, a sampling of those souvenirs.

SAY IT WITH A POSTCARD

A postcard from Prince Albert's wedding to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1923. Popperfoto/Popperfoto/Getty Images A postcard from Prince Albert's wedding to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1923. A postcard from Princess Elizabeth's wedding to Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in 1947. Popperfoto/Popperfoto/Getty Images A postcard from Princess Elizabeth's wedding to Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in 1947. Postcards from Prince Charles' wedding to Lady Diana Spencer in 1981. Michael SERRAILLIER/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images Postcards from Prince Charles' wedding to Lady Diana Spencer in 1981.

GET YOUR PROGRAMS

A program from Elizabeth and Philip's wedding. PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images A program from Elizabeth and Philip's wedding. Program vendors review the merchandise. PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images Program vendors review the merchandise. BBC broadcaster Sir Huw Wheldon (L) and Lord Mayor of London Sir Ronald Laurence Gardner-Thorpe leaf through a Charles-and-Diana souvenir book. Central Press/Getty Images BBC broadcaster Sir Huw Wheldon (L) and Lord Mayor of London Sir Ronald Laurence Gardner-Thorpe leaf through a Charles-and-Diana souvenir book.

SETTING THE TABLE

Finishing a set of Charles-and-Diana mugs. Keystone/Getty Images Finishing a set of Charles-and-Diana mugs. William-and-Kate shot glasses. Mike Kemp/Corbis via Getty Images William-and-Kate shot glasses. A silver-plated spoon commemorating Prince Charles' wedding to Camilla Parker-Bowles in 2005. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images A silver-plated spoon commemorating Prince Charles' wedding to Camilla Parker-Bowles in 2005.

COIN OF THE REALM

A coin issued by the Royal Mint in 1981. David Levenson/Getty Images A coin issued by the Royal Mint in 1981. A Will-and-Kate coin from 2011. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images A Will-and-Kate coin from 2011.

MAGNETIC PERSONALITIES

Charles-and-Diana magnets. Michael SERRAILLIER/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images Charles-and-Diana magnets. Will-and-Kate magnets. BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images Will-and-Kate magnets.

AND THEN THERE'S THIS STUFF

Charles-and-Diana stamps from Belize, a Commonwealth realm. ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images Charles-and-Diana stamps from Belize, a Commonwealth realm. Crown Jewels, which bills itself as <a href="https://www.crownjewelscondoms.co.uk/the-crown-jewels-story" target="_blank">&quot;the world’s pre-eminent supplier of souvenir-grade heirloom prophylactics&quot;</a> made these &quotLavishly Lubed,&quot; &quotRegally Ribbed&quot condoms. (They <a href="https://foto.gettyimages.com/celebrity/royals/harry-and-meghan-royal-wedding-memorabilia" target="_blank">made some</a> for Harry and Meghan's wedding, too.) Handout/Getty Images Crown Jewels, which bills itself as "the world’s pre-eminent supplier of souvenir-grade heirloom prophylactics" made these "Lavishly Lubed," "Regally Ribbed" condoms. (They made some for Harry and Meghan's wedding, too.) A 29-year-old slice of Charles and Diana's wedding cake at the 2011 Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair in London. Oli Scarff/Getty Images A 29-year-old slice of Charles and Diana's wedding cake at the 2011 Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair in London. Will-and-Kate flags flutter in the breeze in Trafalgar Square. GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images Will-and-Kate flags flutter in the breeze in Trafalgar Square. Artist Lydia Leith made these sick bags for Will and Kate's wedding. PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images Artist Lydia Leith made these sick bags for Will and Kate's wedding. Hamleys toy store in London sells Princess Catherine dolls in 2011. BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images Hamleys toy store in London sells Princess Catherine dolls in 2011. UK confectioner Swizzles Matlow made these limited edition candies for Will and Kate's wedding. ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images UK confectioner Swizzles Matlow made these limited edition candies for Will and Kate's wedding. Jelly artists Bompas & Parr made this Buckingham Palace jelly mold to celebrate Will and Kate. Barcroft/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Jelly artists Bompas & Parr made this Buckingham Palace jelly mold to celebrate Will and Kate.



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