A violin played by the Titanic's bandleader as the ship sank sold at auction Saturday for more than $1.7 million, a UK-based auction house said. The price -- 1.1 million British pounds, when adding the buyer's premium and tax -- is by far …
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LONDON — A violin believed to have been played on the Titanic before the doomed vessel sank was auctioned for more than 1 million pounds ($1.6 million) Saturday, a fantastic figure which one collector said may never be beaten. The sea …
Hartley’s violin which went under the hammer at Henry Aldridge and Son Auctioneers in Devizes, Wiltshire (Picture: PA) A highly precious and valuable violin, which was used to console the panicked passengers aboard the Titanic as it sank, …
LONDON (AFP) – The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the liner sank beneath the waves is to go on display at a museum marking the tragedy in Northern Ireland, officials said Monday. The instrument belonging to …
Media captionThe moment the violin was sold for £900,000 The violin that was apparently played to calm passengers on the Titanic as it sank was sold for £900,000 in just 10 minutes at auction in Wiltshire. It was played by band leader …
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THE violin reputedly played by the Titanic's bandmaster as the ill-fated liner sank has broken a world record, selling for 900,000 pounds ($1.5 million). Wallace Hartley has become part of the ship's legend after leading his fellow musicians …
A violin that the bandmaster is thought to have played as the Titanic sank has fetched £900,000 at auction in Wiltshire. It is more than four times the highest price previously paid for a piece of Titanic memorabilia. This is the moment that …
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The violin from the music band that continued to play even as the Titanic sank has been found. The instrument was handed over to the musician's fiancée after he died on the ship. Tests are being conducted to check whether the violin actually …
The violin from the band that played as the Titanic sank has been found in an attic in England, a British auction house said on Friday. The rosewood violin was believed to have disappeared beneath the waves when its owner, band leader …