A Handwritten Letter, from on board the RMS Titanic 2

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Lot 105
A Handwritten Letter, from on board the RMS Titanic
2

£ 4,000 - 6,000
US$ 5,000 - 7,500
A Handwritten Letter, from on board the RMS Titanic
to Mr Bert Staples, Perdue, Saskatchewan, Canada. The letter on White Star headed paper, with logo and printed "On Board RMS Titanic" dated April 10th 1912. Describes going on board Titanic at Southampton to see "Lewis" off and impressions of the ship. Signed "your loving sister, Marie"

Together with it's original White Star Line monogrammed envelope, addressed and postmarked Perdue, Saskatchewan April 25th 1912. (2)

Footnotes

  • "Marie" did not sail on the ship and presumably posted the letter at Southampton (the postage stamp and frank are missing). The envelope bears an additional inscription "answered Marie April 30 1912 Titanic".

    There are no indications as to the identity of "Lewis", although a Lewis Richard Braund, a 29 year old 3rd Class passenger was travelling to Saskatchewan. He did not survive the disaster.
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