Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Letter written on the Titanic, $22,500, Philip Weiss Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Letter written on the Titanic, $22,500, Philip Weiss Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall

A letter handwritten aboard the RMS Titanic on April 13, 1912 sold for $22,500 at an auction held June 22nd by Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y. Also, an original life ring from the SS Andrea Doria changed hands for $8,400; a glass clock given to first class passengers aboard the SS Normandie in 1935 earned $4,560; a collection of cigar labels breezed to $3,600; a derby worn by President Taft rose to $1,840; and a postage stamp signed by Albert Einstein gaveled for $1,860. Prices are inclusive of the buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Letter written on the Titanic, $22,500, Philip Weiss Auctions