Donald Trump’s yacht vanity box, with comb, valued at £200 at Helmingham Hall, Suffolk, Antiques Roadshow

Fiona Bruce, Jeff Evans and with a vanity box from Donald Trump's former yacht, the Trump Princess,

Fiona Bruce, Jeff Evans and with a vanity box from Donald Trump's former yacht, the Trump Princess, taken to Helmingham Hall for the Antiques Roadshow. Picture: BBC - Credit: Archant

A vanity box from Donald Trump’s former yacht, the Trump Princess, has today (August 31) been valued at up to £200 at an Antiques Roadshow in Suffolk.

Fiona Bruce, Jeff Evans and Marc Allum with a vanity box from Donald Trump's former yacht, the Trump

Fiona Bruce, Jeff Evans and Marc Allum with a vanity box from Donald Trump's former yacht, the Trump Princess, taken to Helmingham Hall for the Antiques Roadshow. Picture: BBC - Credit: Archant

The set was bought 12 years ago for £5 at a charity shop in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, by owner Jeff Evans.

The Trump Princess was purchased by Donald Trump in 1987. It was later sold in 1991. Mr Evans said: “I wanted to put cufflinks and watches in, but found it full of tat.”

“My wife wouldn’t let me throw any of it out and it’s been a cupboard ever since. When we heard Antiques Roadshow was coming to Helmingham Hall Gardens, I thought, ‘I’ve got to find out how much it is worth’.”

Fiona Bruce said: “This has been my favourite item of the Antiques Roadshow this year – I wanted to see if the comb within had ever been used to style the Presidential coiffure.”

A vanity box from Donald Trump's former yacht, the Trump Princess, taken to Helmingham Hall for the

A vanity box from Donald Trump's former yacht, the Trump Princess, taken to Helmingham Hall for the Antiques Roadshow. Picture: BBC - Credit: Archant

Expert Marc Allum valued the vanity box between £100-200, adding: “However, it wouldn’t surprise me if it gathers more reaction if it goes up for sale. It’s a great bit of kitsch.”

Mr Evans said he was shocked at the value of the item, which is filled with toiletries and vanity kits which would have been given to guests staying on Donald Trump’s yacht.

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He said: “Unbelievable – it’s a bit of plastic. I probably wouldn’t sell it and will most likely put it back in the cupboard.”

The episode filmed on location at Helmingham Hall Gardens, Suffolk, will be air on BBC One later this year.

A comb within a vanity box from Donald Trump's former yacht, the Trump Princess, taken to Helmingha

A comb within a vanity box from Donald Trump's former yacht, the Trump Princess, taken to Helmingham Hall for the Antiques Roadshow. Picture: BBC - Credit: Archant

Jeff Evans and Marc Allum with a vanity box from Donald Trump's former yacht, the Trump Princess, ta

Jeff Evans and Marc Allum with a vanity box from Donald Trump's former yacht, the Trump Princess, taken to Helmingham Hall for the Antiques Roadshow. Picture: BBC - Credit: Archant

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