The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic to calm passengers as it sank has sold at auction for $1.45m, a world record fee for memorabilia from the doomed liner. The instrument belonging to Wallace Hartley was found strapped to …
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 …
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 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 …
LONDON — It’s a poignant scene familiar to anyone who has watched “Titanic” — as the doomed ship slides into the icy waters, musicians perform one last time for the passengers, playing with stoic resolve until the final hour. None of the ...
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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A violin believed to have belonged to Titanic bandmaster Wallace Hartley, and played on the ship before it sank, was sold at auction for $1.45 million. The Titanic violin was discovered in 2006 and the auctioneers are confident of its …
The violin had been a gift from his fiancée Maria. On Saturday, Hartley's violin sold in a London auction for $1.45 million. It was the highest price ever paid for a Titanic artifact, its value having been driven up because Titanic aficionados saw …
Titanic violin found, the instrument was found seven years ago in Britain, and now has been authenticated as the …
London: 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 on Monday. The instrument belonging to Wallace Hartley …