Menu with "Titanic" sold for 76,000 pounds
Menu from the passenger liner "Titanic" sank in 1912, sold on Saturday, the British auction house Henry Aldridge & Sons for 76 000 pounds.
In the menu, dated April 14, 1912, ie the last day of the liner, first class passengers are offered a choice of over 40 dishes. Document preserved since it has captured with a purse one of survivors passengers.
For the keys to the room in which the lights were kept for lifeboats rescued 59,000 pounds. In addition, the auction sold several letters written by members of the team of "Titanic." Total for auction about 370 different items related to the history of the sunken ship. April 1 in New York to be held another auction for the sale related to "Titanic" items. It has been reported that the collection includes more than 5500 different items and is valued at 189 million dollars. According to the court, the entire collection will be sold as a single lot.
Recall, "Titanic" crashed when doing his first flight and collided with an iceberg. Of the 2224 people on board were killed in 1522.
- Underwater grave map "Titanic."
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- The collapse of the liner "Costa Concordia".