Titanic Western Union telegram to auction

Miss Moneypenny

Miss Moneypenny

2015-10-27 16:14:28

A Western Union telegram sent from the stricken Titanic to White Star Line is to cross the block at Heritage Auctions.

The lot is expected to make in excess of $25,000.

It reads in full: “To Mr. P.A. Franklin, White Star Steamship Co. 9 Broadway, NYC. CQD, CQD SOS SOS= From MGY (RMS Titanic)= We Have Struck Iceberg= Sinking Fast= Come to our Assistance= Position: Lat 41.46 N.= Lon 50.14 W. MGY".

The telegram has only recently been discovered and represents a fascinating new piece of Titanic memorabilia.

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