[TITANIC] Marconi message: 19. Parisian to Olympic 5-1/2 x 8 in.(14 x 20 cm.)
Lot 2252
TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #19. 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, 12:50 p.m. EST, in response to the previous lot, giving information regarding ice fields.
US$ 1,000 - 2,000
£600 - 1,200
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TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #19.
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, 12:50 p.m. EST, in response to the previous lot, giving information regarding ice fields. This brief message gives a glimpse into the confusion that reigned during the hours and days after the disaster. After giving a report on the best path to the Titanic's last known position, the Parisian responds: "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...," framed.
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