[TITANIC] Marconi message: 17. Parisian to Olympic 5-1/2 x 8 in.(14 x 20 cm.)
Lot 2250
TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #17. 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, 10:35 a.m. EST, sent by the Commander of the Parisian to the Commander of the Olympic, reporting that they too have seen several icebergs in the vicinity, in full:
US$ 1,000 - 2,000
£600 - 1,200
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TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #17.
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, 10:35 a.m. EST, sent by the Commander of the Parisian to the Commander of the Olympic, reporting that they too have seen several icebergs in the vicinity, in full: "Safe from field ICE TO 41.22 50.14 AS THE ICE WAS YESTERDAY YOU WOULD NEED TO STEER FROM THAT POSITION ABOUT NE AND N TO ABOUT 41.43 AND 52.00 THEN APPROACH HIS POSITION FROM THE WESTWARD STEERING ABOUT WNW MY KNOWLEDGE OF THE TITANICS POSITION AT MIDNIGHT WAS DERIVED FROM YOUR OWN MESSAGE TO NEW YORK IN WHICH YOU GAVE IT AS 41.47 50.50 IF SUCH WERE...," framed.
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