Titanic Artifacts: Century Old Titanic-related artifacts at Bonhams Auction New York

By on Apr 8, 2012 in Lifestyle, United States, World Comments
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Titanic original admission ticket
Image Credit: Bonhams New York

Titanic-related artifacts will be auctioned on April 15, 2012 at Bonhams auction in New York, according to a press release at the Bonhams official website. The auction of Titanic artifacts reportedly coincides with the commemoration of the centennial anniversary of the R.M.S. Titanic sinking.

Among the artifacts from the Titanic ship that will be auctioned includes an original admission ticket to the Titanic launch which is expected to fetch from $50,000 to $70,000.

The following are some of the notable Titanic artifacts that are among the century collections that will be auctioned at Bonhams New York.

  • Two-page report of the rescue account of the Titanic survivors. Handwritten and signed by R.M.S. Carpathia Captain Arthur Henry Rostron on a durable waterproof paper. Estimated to fetch $90,000-$120,000.
  • Andrew J. Cannata collection of archive of letters and post cards from 20 Titanic survivors. Expected to fetch from $30,000-$50,000
  • A letter from Prince Edward of Wales that mentions the Titanic disaster. Estimated at $20,000-$30,000.
  • Three framed Marconi messages dated 15 APR 1912 that accounts the arrival of the R.M.S. Carpathia and that “TITANIC HAS SUNK.” Expected to fetch $20,000-$30,000.

For the complete collection of Titanic artifacts that will be auctioned, see the catalog at the Bonhams New York official website at www.bonhams.com.

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