[TITANIC] Marconi message: 6. Sable Island to Olympic, forwarded from New York 5-1/2 x 8 in. (14 x 20 cm.)
Lot 2242
TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #6. Typed Marconi message from the R.M.S. Olympic radio log book, 1 p, oblong 8vo (140 x 200 mm), New York, April 15, 1912, 5 a.m. EST, to Captain Haddock of the Olympic encouraging him to communicate with the Titanic,
US$ 1,500 - 2,500
£890 - 1,500
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Lot Details
TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #6.
Typed Marconi message from the R.M.S. Olympic radio log book, 1 p, oblong 8vo (140 x 200 mm), New York, April 15, 1912, 5 a.m. EST, to Captain Haddock of the Olympic encouraging him to communicate with the Titanic, on Marconi letterhead.

This lot and the following sheets reveal how the authorities struggled to comprehend the disaster that had befallen the Titanic. In full: "ENDEAVOUR COMMUNICATE WITH TITANIC AND ASCERTAIN TIME AND POSITION / REPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO ISMAY NEW YORK / F W REDWAY," framed.
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