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London — 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, playing on deck even as ...
The Christian Science Monitor · 3/15/2013
LONDON (Reuters) - A violin that was being played as the Titanic went down was sold for 900,000 pounds ($1.46 million) at auction on Saturday, a record price for memorabilia from the doomed ocean liner. Band leader Wallace Hartley played the instrument ...
Yahoo News · 10/19/2013
One of the violins used on the Titanic will be heading to auction in April. Experts believe that the Titanic violin belonged to Wallace Hartley. If the instrument is authentic, it could sell for a record price on April 20 when it is auctioned off by the ...
The Inquisitr · ByDan Evon · 2/18/2013
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Hartley was one of the 1547 people who perished when the RMS Titanic sank on April 15, 1912. The violin, that took seven years to authenticate, sold for $1.6 million today. The violin is cracked, and badly water stained. It has only has two strings.
Net News Ledger · 10/19/2013
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 doomed liner. The ...
Rappler · 10/20/2013
A Titanic violin sold for more that than four times its stated value, proving that collectors of items from the iconic Titanic have not diminished their love of the doomed 1912 passenger liner and the stories behind her. The violin sold for 1 million ...
Examiner · 10/19/2013
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 Monday. The instrument belonging to Wallace Hartley was found …
Reporter · 9/16/2013
The violin that experts say Titanic bandmaster Wallace Hartley used to play “Nearer, My God to Thee” as the unsinkable ship sank on an April night in 1912 goes on exhibit this week at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge. The violin — an ...
Knoxville News Sentinel · ByAmy Mcrary · 5/20/2013
The violin famously played by the Titanic's bandmaster as the ship sank on its maiden voyage in 1912 sold for £900,000 ($1,454,400) at auction on Saturday. This breaks the previous world record price for a single Titanic-related item set at $340,000.
CNBC · ByMatt Clinch · 10/19/2013