[TITANIC] A rare and important ticket to the launching of the R.M.S. Titanic
31st May 1911
printed in black and red, numbered "193" and with the perforated admission stub attached, this unused ticket to the launching of the R.M.S. Titanic would have been presented for admission to watch the ship slide down the ways as she first took to the sea, and then towed to the fitting out berth. The stub printed with: "No. 193/"Titanic"/Launch/To be retained for admittance to Stand." The ticket portion printed with: "No. 193/Launch/OF/White Star Royal Mail Triple-Screw Steamer/"TITANIC"/At BELFAST,/Wednesday, 31st May, 1911 at 12-15p.m./To Be Presented At Gate." Along with the White Star Line burgee printed in red in the upper right corner.
3-1/4 x 5-3/8 in. (8.25 x 13.8 cm.)