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100th Anniversary Titanic Auction

by RR Auction


408 lots with images

December 16, 2012

Live Auction

5 Route 101A, Suite 5

Amherst, NH, 03031 USA

Phone: +1 (603) 732-4280

Fax: +1 (603) 732-4288

Email: Bobby.Eaton@RRAuction.com

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Olympic and Titanic

Lot 201: Olympic and Titanic

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Description: Vivid 1925 Duncan's Cigarettes 'Evolution of the Steamship' series color tobacco card, 2.5 x 1.5, featuring a beautiful artist's rendition of the Titanic at sea during a sunset. Bears a brief printed description of the Titanic on the reverse. In fine condition.

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Just as the Ship Went Down

Lot 202: Just as the Ship Went Down

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Description: Sheet music for 'Just as the Ship Went Down,' 10.5 x 13.75, five pages with insert, lyrics by Edith Maida Lessing and music by Gibson and Adler, published in 1912 by the Harold Rossiter Music Company of Chicago. Cover features an artist's rendition of lifeboats escaping from the sinking ship. In very good condition, with a noticeable crease to the lower left, other light scattered creases, separations to spine repaired with tape inside, and small tape-repaired tears to borders.

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Vinola Otto Toilet Soap

Lot 203: Vinola Otto Toilet Soap

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Description: Ad for Vinola Otto Toilet Soap removed from the April 20, 1912, issue of the Illustrated London News, 11.5 x 16.25, featuring a large artist's rendition of the Titanic in the center and drawings of the interior below, captioned at the top: "The New White Star Liner, R.M.S. 'Titanic' is the largest vessel in the world. It is not only in size but also in the luxury of her appointments that the 'Titanic' takes first place among the big steamers of the world. By the provision of Vinola Otto Toilet Soap for her first-class passengers the 'Titanic' also leads as offering a higher standard of Toilet Luxury and comfort at sea." In fine condition. An interesting ad in that it continued to run for at least some time after the disaster.

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Pathfinder: Women and Children First

Lot 204: Pathfinder: Women and Children First

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Description: Complete June 13, 1931, issue of Pathfinder, 8.25 x 11.5, 31 pages. Cover features an artist's image of a memorial to the "brave men of the ill-fated steamship Titanic." Mild toning, small tear to top edge, some light creases, and a small label affixed near top edge of front cover, otherwise fine condition.

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Helen Taft

Lot 205: Helen Taft

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Description: Original vintage glossy 7 x 10 Harris and Ewing photo of Helen Taft at the dedication of the Women's Titanic Memorial in Washington, D. C. News caption affixed to reverse, dated May 26, 1931, reads, in part: "Mrs. William Howard Taft...as she unveiled the Memorial in Potomac Park...dedicated to the heroism of men who lost their lives in the Titanic disaster." In fine condition, with some scattered light surface marks and dings.

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Jean Cocteau

Lot 206: Jean Cocteau

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Description: Original handwritten manuscript, in French, entitled "Titanic," two onionskin pages, 8.25 x 10.75. The heavily corrected manuscript has six stanzas written out by Cocteau and was intended for the famous ballet he wrote for Diaghilev in 1917, with music by Erik Satie entitled 'Parade.' This is a pre-surrealist poem where the gypsy band was playing "Plus pres de toi mon Dieu" [Nearer My God to Thee], and the captain states "if we all dive the sharks may claim some of us." A mild shade of toning and scattered light creases and wrinkles, otherwise fine condition.

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Mrs. Brown Refused to Sink

Lot 207: Mrs. Brown Refused to Sink

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Description: Advertisement for US Savings Bonds removed from a magazine, 10 x 14, November 14, 1955, featuring an image of Titanic survivor Margaret Tobin Brown and a dramatic summary of her rescue. In fine condition.

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Jack Odell

Lot 208: Jack Odell

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Description: Limited edition 16.25 x 23.25 print of the last photo ever taken of the Titanic, taken by Kate Odell on April 11, 1912, at Queenstown, Ireland, numbered #71/100, signed at the bottom in pencil "Jack D. Odell, 11th April 1992." Print also features the Harland and Wolff blueprint of Titanic below the photograph. In fine condition.

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Titanic Clock

Lot 209: Titanic Clock

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Description: Molded relief replica clock, modelled after the hand-carved mahogany clock on the Titanic's grand staircase, 15.5 x 21.5 x 2.25. Clock features a relief image of Honour and Glory crowning Time. In fine condition. Batteries not included.

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Titanic O. B. R. Kentucky Whiskey Bottle

Lot 210: Titanic O. B. R. Kentucky Whiskey Bottle

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Description: Limited edition O. B. R. Kentucky Straight Bourbon 86 Proof Whiskey 4/5 quart ceramic Titanic replica, 17 x 5.5, featuring a spout and a portion of the original corkscrew at the stern. In fine condition, with the expected wear from handling. Accompanied by the original box and an original card featuring the replica.

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New Offices of the White Star Line

Lot 211: New Offices of the White Star Line

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Description: Unused color postcard featuring an illustrated likeness of the White Star Line offices, captioned at the bottom: ""New offices of the White Star Line, 1 & 2, Eden Quay, Dublin. Telephone No. 1832, Telegraphic Address: Oceanic." In fine condition, with trivial corner tip dings.

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Harland & Wolff's South Yard, Belfast

Lot 212: Harland & Wolff's South Yard, Belfast

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Description: Unused 'Valentine's Series' postcard featuring an aerial view of the Harland and Wolff's shipyard, captioned at the bottom: "Harland & Wolff's South Yard, Belfast." In fine condition.

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Harland & Wolff's South Yard, Belfast

Lot 213: Harland & Wolff's South Yard, Belfast

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Description: Scottish 'Valentine's Series' postcard featuring an aerial view of Harland and Wolff's shipyard, captioned at the top: "Harland & Wolff's South Yard, Belfast." Postmarked illegibly and bears a letter in ink, in part: "I've been in Scotland & Ireland for 3 wks, back to day & did 2 shows." In very good condition, with light scattered creases, soiling, and cracking to the finish.

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Harland & Wolff's (Shipbuilding Yard), Belfast

Lot 214: Harland & Wolff's (Shipbuilding Yard), Belfast

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Description: Unused 'Camera Graphs' color postcard of a ship's construction in progress, published by Misch & Stock of Belfast, captioned at the bottom: "Harlands & Wolff's (Shipbuilding Yard), Belfast." Two noticeable creases to the lower corners, and light soiling to the upper left corner, otherwise fine condition.

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World's Greatest Gantry, Belfast

Lot 215: World's Greatest Gantry, Belfast

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Description: Unused British 'Philco Series' color postcard of a steamer on the ways in Belfast, captioned at the bottom: "The World's Greatest Gantry, in Harland & Wolff's North Shipyard, Belfast." Moderate wear to the edges and corner tips, and a couple ink notations to the reverse, otherwise fine condition.

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World's Greatest Gantry, Belfast

Lot 216: World's Greatest Gantry, Belfast

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Description: Unused 'Philco Series' color postcard of the ways in Belfast, printed at the Works in Germany, captioned at the top: "The World's Greatest Gantry, in Harland and Wolff's North Shipyard, Belfast." In fine condition.

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Harland and Wolff's Shipbuilding Yard, Belfast

Lot 217: Harland and Wolff's Shipbuilding Yard, Belfast

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Description: Unused postcard depicting the shipyard where the Titanic was designed and built, published by Walton of Belfast, captioned at the bottom: "Harland and Wolff's Shipbuilding Yard, Belfast." In fine condition.

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Harland & Wolff's North Yard

Lot 218: Harland & Wolff's North Yard

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Description: Gorgeous and detailed real photo postcard of the Titanic being built, captioned at the bottom: "Harland & Wolff's North Yard, with the 'Titanic' on the ways." Postmarked August 18, 1911, in Belfast, and bears a brief letter in pencil, in full: "We saw this vessel this morning. Good voyage. It is a wonderful place-Belfast. I will tell you more about it later." A line of stray ink to the upper left, light corner tip creases, and some soiling to the reverse, otherwise fine condition. An incredible, early postcard with a great photo and terrific content about the Titanic.

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Black Country Industries Anchors

Lot 219: Black Country Industries Anchors

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Description: British real photo postcard depicting an enormous 'Hingley-Netherton' anchor, captioned at the bottom: "Black Country Industries. The largest anchors in the world are made near Dudley." Postmarked September 17, 1916, in Cradley Heath, and bears a letter in ink, in part: "Just a line thanking you for pc, have not had time to wait before as we are working Sundays & until half-past nine every night." In fine condition, with trivial silvering to dark areas of the image.

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Titanic Successfully Launched

Lot 220: Titanic Successfully Launched

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Description: Unused 'Real Photo Series' postcard by Walton of Belfast, featuring a real photo of the Titanic at its launch, captioned at the bottom: "The 'Titanic' Successfully Launched May 31st, 1911. Length 882ft. 6in., Breadth 92ft. 6in., Speed 21 Knots, Gross Tonnage 45,000 Tons, Accommodation 2,500 Passengers, 860 Crew." In fine condition, with some light rubbing to the finish.

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Titanic

Lot 221: Titanic

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Description: Unused French real photo postcard of the majestic White Star Line steamer in the open ocean. In very good condition, with scattered creases, toning, and soiling.

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The New White Star Liner Titanic

Lot 222: The New White Star Liner Titanic

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Description: Unused color postcard published by John Adams of Southampton, featuring an image of the Titanic and a list of technical statistics about the ship, including overall length and breadth, anchor weights, number of decks, and top speed, captioned at the top of the list, "The New White Star Liner 'Titanic.'" In very good condition, with noticeable creasing to the corners and light scattered toning and soiling. A postcard with an important association, as the Titanic began her disastrous voyage from Southampton.

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Passengers Preparing to Board Titanic

Lot 223: Passengers Preparing to Board Titanic

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Description: Unposted postcard depicting a group of passengers and their luggage before boarding the great steamship, captioned at the bottom: "Passengers preparing to board the Titanic for its ill-fated voyage in April 1912." Unpostmarked but reverse bears an address and sentiment in ink. In fine condition, with mild toning to the lower right and scattered soiling to the reverse. A truly chilling image.

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Largest and Finest Steamers in the World, Olympic and Titanic

Lot 224: Largest and Finest Steamers in the World, Olympic and Titanic

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Description: Unused postcard featuring an artist's rendition of a White Star Line steamship, captioned at the bottom: "Largest and Finest Steamers in the world, White Star Line, 'Olympic,' 'Titanic,' 882.5 Feet Long, 45,000 Tons Register, 92.5 Feet Broad." In very good condition, with light scattered creases, overall toning, and some surface loss and dings to the corners and borders.

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Launch of the S.S. Titanic

Lot 225: Launch of the S.S. Titanic

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Description: Unused 'The Real Photo Series' real photo postcard, by Hurst & Co. of Belfast, featuring a photo of Titanic's stern, captioned at the bottom: "Launch of the S. S. 'Titanic' at Belfast 31st May 1911," with the ship's dimensions. Address area on the reverse bears an ink signature. In fine condition.

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American Bankers Association

Lot 226: American Bankers Association

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Description: Color postcard produced by the American Bankers Association, featuring an artist's depiction of a husband and wife traveling by train and steamship, with a book of travelers' checks in the center. Postmarked June 3, 1911, in Pittsburg, Kansas, and bears a letter in ink, in part: "Hope you are not having as hot weather there as we are here. Don't believe it is ever going to rain again since is dry & dusty." Trivial corner tip dings and some light surface loss to the reverse, otherwise fine condition. At the time the Titanic was built, White Star Lines was owned by J. P. Morgan as a subsidiary of his International Mercantile Marine Co., so his financial interests would have been promoted through both White Star Line steamship travel and the sale of traveler's checks.

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American Bankers Association

Lot 227: American Bankers Association

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Description: Unused color postcard produced by the American Bankers Association, featuring an artist's rendering of a crowd cheering on the departure of an Olympic-class ocean liner, with a book of travelers' checks in the background. A short advertisement about travelers' checks is printed on the reverse. In fine condition, with a couple trivial corner tip creases.

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Titanic: The Sunken Oceanliner

Lot 228: Titanic: The Sunken Oceanliner

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Description: Unposted Austrian real photo postcard of the Titanic being guided by tugboats during her sea trials, published by Bruder Kohn of Vienna, captioned at the top: "'Titanic,' der gesunkene Oceandampfer." Reverse bears an untranslated description of the disaster in German. In fine condition, with scattered silvering to dark areas of the image.

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T.S.S. Titanic

Lot 229: T.S.S. Titanic

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Description: Tuck's 'Celebrated Liner Series' color postcard, featuring an artist's rendition of the Titanic cutting through the ocean, with a White Star Line logo to the upper left, captioned in the lower left: "T.S.S. Titanic." Postmarked April 1912, in Liverpool, and bears a letter in pencil, in full: "Cyril went off very well indeed, but I gave him some promises which I returned to him, & I hope we shall be able to do." In fine condition, with a few light creases and trivial foxing to the right border on the reverse.

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Captain Smith and Officers of the Titanic

Lot 230: Captain Smith and Officers of the Titanic

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Description: Unused 'Signal Series' real photo postcard of nine officers on the Titanic, captioned at the bottom: "Captain Smith, & Officers of the Titanic." Reverse bears an ink signature. Light scattered creases, surface impressions, and soiling, otherwise fine condition. This photograph was taken on board the Titanic before it left Southampton on its maiden voyage; only four of the officers pictured would survive.

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White Star Liner Titanic

Lot 231: White Star Liner Titanic

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Description: Unused British 'National Series' color postcard featuring an artist's rendition of the Titanic before meeting its tragic fate, captioned at the top: "White Star Liner, 'Titanic.'" In fine condition, with a light crease to the upper left corner.

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Entrance to Belfast Harbour

Lot 232: Entrance to Belfast Harbour

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Description: Real photo postcard by Hurst & Co. of Belfast, with an image of the entrance to the harbor where the Titanic was designed and built, captioned at the bottom: "Entrance to Belfast Harbour." Postmarked July 15, 1911, in Belfast, and bears a brief letter in ink, in full: "Just to let you know I am in the land of the living, letter following." A noticeable crease to the upper left corner and a few light scattered creases, otherwise fine condition.

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Pre-sinking Titanic

Lot 233: Pre-sinking Titanic

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Description: Two color postcards from Raphael Tuck & Sons' celebrated liner series, 5.5 x 3.5, both featuring the White Star Liner in all her glory on the ocean, before the crash. The reverse of the first, a card published pre-sinking, bears a printed description of the T. S. S. Titanic: "The White Star triple-screw steamer 'Titanic' launched at Belfast 31st May, 1911, is one of the largest vessel afloat at the present time, and is a wonderful achievement of British shipbuilding, combined with the enterprise of the owners. This modern leviathan is nearly 900 feet long, 45,000 tons gross register, and 66,000 tons displacement. The 'Titanic,' in the White Star Line's mail and passenger service between Southampton, Cherbourg, Queenstown and New York, has accommodation for about 2,500 passengers, with a crew of 860." Postmarked April 16, 1912, this postcard bears an ink message, "This is the ship that sunk, Yours, Johanna, April 1912." The second card, published post-sinking, bears the same informational segment, but in the past-tense. Pre-sinking card exhibits a small tear to the bottom edge. The postmarked card is the earliest known non-memorial card in existence.

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Entrance to Belfast Harbour

Lot 234: Entrance to Belfast Harbour

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Description: Unused real photo postcard by Hurst & Co. of Belfast, with an image of the entrance to the harbor where the Titanic was designed and built, captioned at the bottom: "Entrance to Belfast Harbour." Some light spotting to the finish, and scattered soiling and a pencil notation to the reverse, otherwise fine condition.

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Titanic Memorial, Belfast

Lot 235: Titanic Memorial, Belfast

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Description: British hand-colored postcard featuring an artist's depiction of the Belfast Titanic memorial and surrounding cityscape, captioned at the bottom: "Titanic Memorial, Belfast." Postmarked February 22, 1921, in Belfast, and bears a letter in ink, in part: "We all are going on all right, hoping you all are the same." Some surface wear and light corner tip creases, otherwise fine condition.

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Titanic-Belfast

Lot 236: Titanic-Belfast

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Description: Unused real photo postcard of a composite photograph and artist's rendition of the Titanic dry docked at the Belfast shipyard where it was designed and built by Harland and Wolff, captioned at the bottom: "The new White Star Liner 'Titanic' (45,000 tons) nearing completion; docked in the largest graving dock in the world. Belfast, February 1912." In fine condition, with trivial soiling to the left border, a mild circular ripple to the emulsion on the left side, and an erased pencil notation to the reverse.

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S.S. Titanic Leaving Belfast

Lot 237: S.S. Titanic Leaving Belfast

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Description: Unused 'The Real Photo Series' real photo postcard, by Hurst & Co. of Belfast, of the Titanic looming over three other ships on the way to Southampton before her maiden voyage, captioned at the bottom: "The world's biggest ship, the S.S. Titanic leaving Belfast April 2nd, for Southampton, from thence she sailed for New York April 10th, carrying 2340 passengers and crew. Sank Monday, April 15th, off the coast of Newfoundland after a collision with an iceberg. All the passengers and crew perished except 705 rescued by S.S. Carpathia." Reverse bears an ink salutation. In fine condition.

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Triple-screw Steamer Titanic

Lot 238: Triple-screw Steamer Titanic

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Description: British real photo postcard featuring a profile view of the Titanic, captioned at the bottom: "White Star Triple-Screw Steamer 'Titanic' 45,000 Tons, which sank on April 15th, 1912, with 1,500 people." Postmarked July 1912, in Dorset, and bears a brief letter in ink, in part: "Don't you trouble about meeting Elsie as they are going to leave Gillingham by the 9-7- so she will be at Lympstone about 12 o'clock." A heavy diagonal crease, and other scattered marks and creases, otherwise very good condition.

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Farewell to Belfast

Lot 239: Farewell to Belfast

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Description: Unused 'Real Photo Series' postcard by Walton of Belfast, featuring a superb real photo of the Titanic after her launch from Harland and Wolff's shipyard, captioned at the bottom: "Farewell to Belfast, Departure of the largest vessel in the world, the White Star Liner 'Titanic,' 46,328 tons, April 3rd, 1912." Reverse bears a greeting in ink. In fine condition, with light crazing and soiling to the upper right corner.

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Titanic Launched at Belfast, Ireland

Lot 240: Titanic Launched at Belfast, Ireland

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Description: Unused British postcard featuring an image of the Titanic in the shipyard stocks, captioned at the top: "Titanic launched at Belfast, Ireland-May 31, 1911." In fine condition.

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The Docks, Southampton

Lot 241: The Docks, Southampton

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Description: Unused 'The Ashfield Series' postcard featuring an image of a White Star Line steamer in Southampton, captioned at the bottom: "The Docks, Southampton." Silvering to dark areas of the image and moderate foxing to the reverse, otherwise fine condition.

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S.S. Titanic

Lot 242: S.S. Titanic

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Description: Unused real photo postcard of the Titanic docked in Southampton, captioned at the bottom: "S.S. Titanic." In fine condition, with a few trivial dings to the lower corner tips. A striking portrait of the steamship.

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S.S. Titanic in Dock at Southampton

Lot 243: S.S. Titanic in Dock at Southampton

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Description: Rare unused real photo postcard featuring a crisp vertical photo of the Titanic docked, captioned at the bottom: "S.S. Titanic. In Dock at Southampton." The photographer's name, "H. Symes," also appears to the lower right. In very good condition, with light scattered surface marks, impressions, creases, and soiling, and an area of stray red ink to the top. This has become one of the most famous images of the Titanic, and has appeared in numerous books, newspapers, and magazines, including Life and Time.

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S.S. Titanic leaving Southampton on her Maiden Voyage

Lot 244: S.S. Titanic leaving Southampton on her Maiden Voyage

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Description: Real photo postcard of the Titanic casting off from Berth 44 just after noon, published in a series by G. D. Courtney of Southampton, captioned at the bottom: "S.S. Titanic 'leaving' Southampton on her Maiden Voyage April 10, 1912." Postmarked May 1912, in Southampton, and bears a brief letter in purple pencil, in part: "Many thanks for apple received. They are the best." A couple horizontal surface impressions to the upper left, light corner tip dings, and some silvering to dark areas of the image, otherwise fine condition. A fantastic image of the Titanic as she began her tragic voyage.

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White Star Liner Titanic

Lot 245: White Star Liner Titanic

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Description: Unused Rotary 'Photographic Series' real photo postcard depicting the Titanic leaving Southampton, captioned at the bottom: "White Star Liner Titanic, Length 882 ft. 6 ins. Breadth 92 ft. 6 ins. 45,000 Tonnage. Sailed from Southampton on her ill-fated maiden voyage on April 10th, 1912, carrying 2,350 passengers and crew. Struck an iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland, perished on Monday, April 15th, 1912." In fine condition, with a crease to the upper left corner tip. An exceptionally clear photo of the Titanic at the start of her voyage, with an interesting error in the caption-rather than the 2,350 quoted, there were 2,224 people actually aboard the ship. A superb postcard.

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The White Star Dock, Southampton

Lot 246: The White Star Dock, Southampton

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Description: F. G. O. Stuart real photo postcard of the White Star Line's massive ships in Southampton's harbor, captioned at the bottom: "The White Star Dock, Southampton." Postmarked June 12, 1922, in Southampton, and bears a brief note from a steward on the Orient Line's S.S. Osterley in pencil, in full: "Arrived quite Safe plenty of Time will write letter later." Light scattered creases, otherwise fine condition.

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Titanic Leaving Southampton Docks

Lot 247: Titanic Leaving Southampton Docks

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Description: Rare unused real photo postcard by Max Mills featuring a starboard side view of the Titanic at the start of her maiden voyage, captioned at the bottom: "White Star Liner 'Titanic,' leaving Southampton Docks, April 10th 1912." In fine condition, with light toning to the left border and mild rippling to the emulsion. An exceptional photo that emphasizes the truly gargantuan size of the ocean liner.

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Cherbourg-La Gare Maritime

Lot 248: Cherbourg-La Gare Maritime

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Description: French postcard featuring an illustration of Cherbourg Station by Collection F. C. of Cherbourg, captioned at the top: "Cherbourg-La Gare Maritime." Postmarked June 18, 1921, in Cherbourg, and bears an untranslated letter in French. Light scattered toning and soiling, otherwise fine condition.

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Titanic-Cherbourg

Lot 249: Titanic-Cherbourg

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Description: French postcard depicting the Titanic in Cherbourg Harbour by Collection P. B. of Cherbourg, captioned at the top: "Le paquebot geant 'Titanic' de la White Star Line, en rade de Cherbourg, le plus grand du monde qui vient de couler pres de Terre-Neuve faisant de nombreuses Victimes." Postmarked July 17, 1915, in Cherbourg, and bears a brief untranslated letter in pencil in French. In fine condition, with some stray postmark ink to the front.

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Olympic and Titanic

Lot 250: Olympic and Titanic

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Description: Vibrant color postcard featuring artist's depiction of the White Star Line ships, captioned at the top: "White Star Line" and "Triple-Screw R.M.S. 'Olympic' and 'Titanic,' 45,000 Tons each. The Largest Steamers in the World." Postmarked September 10, 1911, in Stapleton, and bears a brief untranslated letter in French. Mild wear to the corner tips, an ink ownership stamp and white-out notation to the reverse, and some surface loss to the reverse due to removal of the postage stamp, otherwise fine condition.

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