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Item 1793 - Titanic Catalog 385 (Apr 2012)

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Sold Price: $831.60 (includes buyer's premium)

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Two pages from the April 19, 1912, Harrisburg Telegraph, 16.5 x 23. The first page is the front of the second section, with an image of Captain Smith at the top. Headline reads: “Every Ounce of Steam on When Steamer Struck Berg,” with other headlines on the page reading, “Band Plays on Great Ocean Liner as 1600 Are Carried To Death,” “Col. Astor Puffs on Cigaret as He Bids Wife Fond Farewell,” and “Ismay In Boat Before Women. Not Only Safety Seats Himself, But Picks His Oarsmen.” Reverse bears an almost half-page image of the ocean the morning after the wreck. Second page, page 13, headline reads “Carpathia Docks in New York With 745 of 2340 of Titanic’s Passengers;” Death List Reaches 1595, with images of several well-known men and women who were on board. Reverse bears another headline which reads, “President Ismay Carried on Boarded Carpathia and Sign Is Placed On Stateroom Door” ‘Please Don’t Knock;’ Survivors Give Graphic Descriptions of Ismay’s Actions.” Both pages are sealed in Mylar. In good condition, with professional repairs to horizontal folds, scattered paper loss, dampstaining and soiling, and uniform toning. RRAuction COA.

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