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Titanic attractions : RMS Titanic and White Star Auction Devizes September 30th 2006
Posted by webmaster on 2006/9/2 23:09:54 (20361 reads)

HENRY ALDRIDGE & SON is conducting a new auction on the 30th of September (Saturday) 2006 in Devizes, United Kingdom.

The lots include a very rare lifejacket recovered from titanic's debris field and an eight page onboard letter written by 1st class passenger Edward Colley.


One of only several known lifejackets to have been recovered from the debris field of Titanic, A superb eight page letter written onboard Titanic by 1st Class Passenger and member of Helen Churchill Candee’s Coterie Edward Colley, A rare first generation photograph of Titanic leaving Southampton on April 10th, Unique Telegram from the White Star Line to Senator Hughes confirming Titanic was safe, this telegram was used in the American Titanic Enquiry. RMS Titanic onboard letter from Second Class Passenger James Hocking also Onboard Postcard and Lettercard. An unusual photograph taken by Captain Wood of the SS Estonian with hand written notation “the image was taken in the same ice field at Titanic foundered by two days prior”. A pre maiden voyage Titanic agents colour printed wall calendar, the Garfield Stevens Collection: Lt Commander Stevens travelled on Titanic from Southampton to Cherbourg where he is listed under ticket number 50. He rose to be a senior engineer on Olympic and this archive of material chronicles his career with the White Star Line. A December 1911 RMS Titanic Plan of 1st class Accommodation in excellent condition, Two Hardbound Copies of A.E. Hood’s Titanic and Olympic Shipbuilder, Nine Telegrams and Marconigrams from Carpathia and Olympic sent directly after the loss of the Titanic. A collection of over 50 pieces of White Star porcelain including that of Mr F. Palmer purchasing officer of the White Star Line. Items include a stunning Large Royal Crown Derby White Star Line ceramic bowl of the pattern recovered from Titanic’s wrecksite and numerous Spode Cobalt examples. Over 50 lots of material from RMS Olympic, RMS Britannic and RMS Lusitania Including launch brochures for the former and a Collection of Ocean Liner Travel and Agents posters.

at 1pm in our devizes salerooms


Friday September 29th 10am-4pm
Saturday 30th September 9.30am-12.30pm In Our Devizes Salerooms.

FULLY ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUES £15 availble from 7th September 2006 onwards.

Andrew Aldridge BA Hons MRICS
Henry Aldridge and Son
Unit 1 Bath Road Business Centre
Bath Road
SN10 1XA

Tel: 0044 1380 729199
Fax: 0044 1380 730073

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