titanic

In this undated image released by Henry Aldridge And Son Autioneers, Saturday April 26, 2014, showing the envelope, part of a letter written by Esther Hart and her seven-year-old daughter Eva as they sailed aboard RMS Titanic in April 1912, shortly before the ship struck an iceberg and sank in the North Atlantic Ocean with 15,00 souls. Esther Hart survived, and so did the letter she wrote because her husband put the letter inside the pocket of his coat which he gave to his wife to keep warm, giving exquisite details about the voyage aboard the ill-fated Titanic. The handwritten letter is expected to sell for up to 100,000 pounds ($168,000) at Henry Aldridge & Son of Devizes, England, on Saturday.(AP PHOTO /Henry Aldridge And Son Autioneers)

Letter written aboard Titanic sells for $200,000

LONDON (AP) — A letter written by a passenger on the Titanic describing the “wonderful passage” — hours before the ship hit an iceberg — sold at auction Saturday for 119,000 pounds ($200,000). Auctioneer Andrew […]

04/26/2014

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Titanic violin sells for over $1.6M at auction

LONDON (AP) – 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 […]

10/19/2013

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Billionaire launches plans for Titanic replica

NEW YORK (AP) — What could possibly go wrong? An Australian billionaire is getting ready to build a new version of the Titanic that could set sail in late 2016.

02/26/2013

Christie smells setup, won't answer Twinkie query

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wasn’t about to take the bait: a question dealing with that quintessential junk food, Twinkies. So when asked Friday at a news conference about […]

11/16/2012

'Hunger Games' scores Easter feast with $33.5M

(AP) – Film fans are still forking over for “The Hunger Games,” which took in $33.5 million to lead the box office for a third-straight weekend. According to studio estimates Sunday, Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games” […]

04/09/2012

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