The Violin From The Titanic Will Be Auctioned Off
It's going to be really expensive, but totally worth it.
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This week, the violin of the band leader aboard the Titanic, Wallace Hartley, will be auctioned off. It was previously on display.
Yes, the actual violin that was played as the ship was actually going down. It's being auctioned off.
But, wait, I thought he dropped it into the ocean in the end?
Well, baby, I went down and got it for you.
The owner of the violin spent seven years proving the instrument was real and was once the property of Wallace Hartley.
The violin was long thought to have been either lost at sea or stolen.
But near, far, wherever you are, it wasn't. It's here.
It's been described, as far as Titanic memorabilia goes, as one the most important pieces that has ever come up for sale, and thought to be worth a six-figure sum.
Wallace Hartley’s travel case which contained the violin is also for sale.
As are items that were found on his person like these scissors.
And this ring.
And, oh my gosh, this letter.
Honestly, how does the heart go on after seeing something like this?
And, oh my gosh, this locket is for sale. Is it even possible for the heart to go on at this point?
But it must.