• One Titanic Survivor Goes on View: A Deck Chair0

    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 200

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  • Titanic Letter Sells for Record Price at Auction in England

    Titanic Letter Sells for Record Price at Auction in England0

    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 and

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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

    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, thwarting

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