An Extremely Rare Original Titanic 3rd Class Menu Postcard, 14th April 1912 8.8x14cm(3.5x5.5in)

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Lot 5057
An Extremely Rare Original Titanic 3rd Class Menu Postcard, 14th April 1912
8.8x14cm(3.5x5.5in)

Sold for US$ 44,650 inc. premium

The Marine Sale

1 May 2005, 13:00 PDT

San Francisco

A collection of Titanic relics and memorabilia
An Extremely Rare Original Titanic 3rd Class Menu Postcard, 14th April 1912
radius edge card, printed in blue and black, with details of the day's meals; Breakfast, Dinner, Tea and Supper. The reverse postcard side carries some annotations in pencil, probably by Sarah Roth, listing the numbers of passengers on the Titanic, those lost and saved. Very light staining on reverse, some small paper loss, otherwise good. 8.8x14cm(3.5x5.5in)

Footnotes

  • This is the only example of a Titanic's Third Class Menu known to have survived. The format was similar to that of her sister-ship Olympic, with the details overprinted on board as required.

    It survived the sinking in the handbag of Sarah Roth, a Third Class Passenger, who was rescued by the Carpathia in lifeboat C.

    Provenance: Sarah Roth and family by descent, Sotheby's 3/5/2000.
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