A cigar box once owned by the captain of the Titanic has been sold for £ at an auction in Liverpool. The walnut humidor was discovered gathering dust on a bedroom cabinet in the Merseyside home of Hilary Mee.
Mail Bundle Facing Slip R. is short for Royal Mail Steamer. Titanic was registered as a mail carrier. While the Titanic disaster was full of personal tragedies, some of the cruelest involved the postal clerks, none of whom survived.
*TITANIC ~ Bed Tag Used in First Class Bedrooms of Titanic This synthetic ivory tag was recovered from the debris field by William Parker while on board the Minia recovering bodies. These tags were used to number beds in the First Class bedrooms.
This October 2011 image provided by RMS Titanic, Inc. shows a hat from the RMS Titanic which was recovered from the ocean floor during an expedition to the site of the tragedy. (AP Photo/RMS Titanic, Inc.
Mrs James Baxter (Hélène de Lanaudière-Chaput) took her son and her married daughter 'Zette Douglas with her on another of her frequent excursions to Europe. They booked passage home on Titanic.Mrs Baxter was ill with nausea during most of the voyage.When the ship stopped she had an anxiety attack.Her son Quigg carried her up the Grand Staircase and put her and his sister into lifeboat 6.As he kissed them goodbye he gave his mother a sterling silver brandy flask to keep warm on the open…