Result of Titanic Auction of Luncheon Menu for April 14th 1912

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The menu for the Titanic last luncheon was sold at auction in New York yesterday, the 30th of September’15, for the breathtaking sum of $88,000 or £58,114. pounds sterling.  The seller it is said, was the son of a man who was given the items by a descendent of one of the survivors.

Another item sold at auction was a printed ticket from the Titanic’s Turkish baths,which recorded an individuals  weight when seated in a upholstered lounge chair, it was sold for $11,000  or £7264 pounds sterling.

It has been publicised that an original  menu for lunch on R M S Titanic served on the 14th of April 1912, is to be sold at auction at New York based Lion Heart Autographs.  The Auctioneers estimate that it may fetch between $50,000 and $70,000 [£32 – 40,000].

The seller is said to be the son of a man who was given the item by a direct descendant of one of the survivors  of Lifeboat One, called the “money boat” because of rumours that first-class passengers bribed the crew to row away before it was full.

As you can see below, the lunch consisted of many choices including corned beef, dumplings, lamb chops, veal & ham pie, eight varieties of cheese and Munich lager to help it all go down.

Titanic Last Menu

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