Monday, May 20, 2013

Band leader"s letter from the Titanic fetches 93000 pounds

A letter from the leader of the band on board the Titanic has sold at auction for 93000 pounds. Wallace Hartley,34 described his colleagues as "very nice boys" and a "fine band" in a letter to his parents days before the ship sank on April 15th 1912.
The letter dated April the 10th bears the White Star Line emblem and was bought by a private collector.
Wallace and the musicians performed until the end as passengers filed into lifeboats

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