Love letters allegedly sent by Prince Charles to a mystery girlfriend have been put up for sale on internet auction website eBay.
The letters, owned by Los Angeles-based royal collector Alicia Carroll, were on offer on eBay.com for £34,000.
One of the letters was said to be written in June 1980 - a year before he married Princess Diana.
The other five were sent in 1976 when Charles, who was then serving in the Navy, was regularly linked with a string of women.
In the 1980 letter - said to be written on official Windsor Castle notepaper - Charles complains of his frustration with the Press and not being able to sneak ladies into his hotel room during royal tours.
He refers to the pressure on him to wed by writing: "I shall just have to get married as soon as possible and then all these people will relax a little."
Another dated July 6 1976, when he was serving on HMS Bronington, expresses his desire to meet up with a girlfriend when his ship visits Canada.
"I wish I could come roaring across the Atlantic to make you feel less lonely," the letter says.
"I do hope you will be there because it would be glorious to have a chance of being alone with you for a moment."
A seven-page letter sent two months later apologises for his failure to meet in Canada.