Camilla, the Queen Consort, will have two of her own special personal items valued by Antiques Roadshow experts when she guest stars in a special episode of the BBC show, it has been revealed.The unusual show was filmed in Cornwall at the Eden Project last September, and features the Royal getting involved in the programme's Guess the Mystery Object game.
Meeting the team and host Fiona Bruce, Camilla, who will be visiting France and Germany with King Charles during the first official visits of their reign, brought along a rare snuffbox from the Royal Collection made from Cornish silver.
She also had a copy of Elegy In A Country Churchyard by poet Thomas Gray to be examined. Silver specialist Duncan Campbell was thrilled to be able to examine the snuffbox due to it being the first all-English silver he had seen in his career.
Meanwhile, books expert Justin Croft also admires Camilla’s copy of Gray’s work as she describes her love for the poem on the one-off show.The pair also discuss the book’s special binding, which was done in 1899 by the Guild of Women Binders.Read more on ok.co.uk