Lot 336: A collection of RMS Titanic ephemera, 1912
December 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
A collection of RMS Titanic ephemera
Comprising a framed periodical tear sheet from Harper''s Weekly, "The Loss of the ''Titanic''", April 1912; a framed newspaper sheet from the New York American, "First Description of Disaster Titanic Rent in Two", April 17, 1912; three newspaper sheet fragments framed together from the Boston Post, April 17, 1912, and the Portland Evening Express, April 19, 1912, carrying Titanic sinking headlines; a framed newspaper sheet from the York, Pennsylvania Gazette, April 16, 1912 carrying Titanic sinking story; two framed printed sheets from the National Lampoon, "RMS Tyrannic", April 1974; and a reputed carpet fragment from RMS Titanic, framed together with a pre-sinking postcard of the Titanic and a printed history of this carpet fragment. (6).
H: 1 1/2, W: 1 1/2 in. (carpet fragment)
Not examined out of frame and all seven pieces sold as is. The vintage papers are toned and display scattered faults throughout.
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