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Dresses Worn By Princess Diana Fetch $276K At Beverly Hills Auction

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Princess Diana was an international personality of the late 20th century as the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales. (Credit: PATRICK RIVIERE/AFP/Getty Images)

Princess Diana was an international personality of the late 20th century as the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales. (Credit: PATRICK RIVIERE/AFP/Getty Images)

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BEVERLY HILLS (AP) — Two dresses worn by Princess Diana have sold for a record $276,000 at an auction in Beverly Hills.

Darren Julien, president and CEO of Julien’s Auctions, said Saturday that a black crepe evening gown Diana wore during a state visit in 1992 fetched the higher price of $144,000.

A light blue strapless gown with accompanying stole sold for $132,000 and was worn on three occasions.

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