• One Titanic Survivor Goes on View: A Deck Chair0

    [ad_1] A century-old wooden deck chair from a sunken British ship might seem like an incongruous artifact to include in an exhibition of recently acquired objects by a New York history museum, except that this one was retrieved from the Titanic. New York, where the ship was to dock, was the final destination of about

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  • Titanic Letter Sells for Record Price at Auction in England

    Titanic Letter Sells for Record Price at Auction in England0

    [ad_1] LONDON — A letter written by an American first-class passenger aboard the Titanic sold on Saturday at auction for 126,000 pounds, a record price for a note written by someone on the ill-fated ocean liner. Alexander Oskar Holverson, a salesman, wrote the letter to his mother on April 13, 1912, on embossed Titanic stationery

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  • The Titanic’s Artifacts Are About to Change Hands. Here’s What’s for Sale.

    The Titanic’s Artifacts Are About to Change Hands. Here’s What’s for Sale.0

    [ad_1] Some of the richest people in the world lost everything when the Titanic sank. Now a consortium of new-money risk takers is poised to profit from turn-of-the-20th-century artifacts that curators had hoped to claim. Three hedge funds banded together to submit a $19.5 million bid to buy the once-lost treasures of the ocean liner,

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