Royal teeth X-rays withdrawn from Cirencester auction

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Dental X-rays of the Queen's family have been withdrawn from auction at the request of the Royal Household.

The 18 images of Elizabeth II's teeth, together with those of her mother and father, King George VI, were taken between 1942 and 1946.

The X-rays were found in a house in Leatherhead, Surrey and were due to go under the hammer on Wednesday.

But Dominic Winter's auction house in South Cerney, Gloucestershire, has been asked to remove the lot from sale.

The company's historic memorabilia specialist, Chris Albury, said: "We are somewhat surprised and disappointed on behalf of royal memorabilia collectors everywhere that these dental X-rays have had to be pulled from sale....

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