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, UK - The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic to calm passengers as it sank sold at auction for £900,000 ($1.45 million, 1.06 million euros) on Saturday, October 19, a world record fee for memorabilia from the …
The violin of the Titanic bandleader, who played as he and bandmates went down with the ship, has been recovered, according to a British auction house. The instrument bears a message from the musician’s sweetheart. “For Wallace, …
The violin that belonged to Titanic bandmaster Wallace Hartley is seen on display at the Titanic Centre in Belfast in this September 18, 2013 file photograph. The violin was sold on October 19, 2013 for 900,000 pounds ($1.45 million) at …
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A sea-corroded violin believed to have been played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the ocean liner sank is headed to two U.S. museums next year where it will be displayed publicly for the first time since its …
LONDON (AP) — The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the oceanliner sank has been unearthed, a British auction house said Friday. Survivors of the Titanic have said they remember the band, led by Wallace Hartley, …
The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the ocean liner sank has been unearthed, a British auction house said Friday. Survivors of the Titanic have said they remember the band, led by Wallace Hartley, playing on deck even …
LONDON -- The violin believed to have belonged to the bandleader on the Titanic fetched nearly $1.45 million at auction Saturday, becoming far and away the most expensive piece of memorabilia associated with the ocean liner ever to be …
Among the noblest stories re-told from the sinking of the Titanic is that of ship violinist Wallace Hartley and his band's commitment to "play on" while the ship sank around them. Although there's no way to know for sure just how long the …