A collection of memorabilia, which once belonged to the late Duke of Windsor and his wife Wallace Simpson, is to go on sale at an auction at Christies in Rome on Thursday 17 June.

The collection, which is being sold by the late Dukes valet and his wife who was ladies maid to the Duchess, can be viewed at the Christies sale rooms, Piazza Navona 114, until Wednesday evening. For information tel. 066863390.