[TITANIC] Marconi message: 11. Asian to Olympic 5-1/2 x 8 in. (14 x 20 cm.)
Lot 2246
TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #11. 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, 8:35 A.M. EST, from the Captain of the Asian to the Olympic in response to the previous lot,
US$ 1,500 - 2,500
£890 - 1,500
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TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #11.
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, 8:35 A.M. EST, from the Captain of the Asian to the Olympic in response to the previous lot, reporting the distress signals received from the Titanic during the course of the previous evening, in full: "ASIAN HEARD {TITANIC (MGY)} SIGNALLING CAPE RACE ON AND OFF FROM 8 TO 10 PM LOCAL TIME SUNDAY MESSAGES TOO FAINT TO READ FINISHED CALLING SOS MIDNIGHT POSITION GIVEN AS LAT 41.46 LONG 50.14 NO FURTHER INFORMATION ASIAN THEN 300 MILES WEST OF {TITANIC (MGY)} AND TOWING OIL TANK TO HALIFAX / REGARDS / WOOD," framed.
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