A Railway Warrant issued to D J Bowen, RMS TITANIC 8 1/4 x 11 3/4in (21 x 30cm)

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Lot 5059W
A Railway Warrant issued to D J Bowen, RMS TITANIC
8 1/4 x 11 3/4in (21 x 30cm)

US$ 2,300 - 3,500
£ 1,700 - 2,600

The Marine Sale

1 May 2005, 13:00 PDT

San Francisco

A collection of Titanic relics and memorabilia
A Railway Warrant issued to D J Bowen, RMS TITANIC
stained and watermarked but bearing the stamp for Tenby Parcels Office, the Number 891234 and on one edge the legend W1912W (Wednesday 1912). 8 1/4 x 11 3/4in (21 x 30cm)

Footnotes

  • David J Bowen was Welsh Lightweight Boxing Champion and travelled with his friend Leslie Williams. They were travelling together to America to fight in their respective World Championships and took the train from Tenby to Southampton to join the RMS TITANIC. He sent a letter to his mother and wife describing the ship and included his warrant. Bowen did not survive the disaster and his body was never found.
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