FPSS slide image

LALATE: The Latest Celebrity News, Entertainment News, Soccer, Football, World Cup, Scores!

Celebrity News, Hollywood News, Soccer, Football, National News, Live Score, and More. Breaking and Exclusive.

FPSS slide image

Tour de France 2014 Standings Today - General Classification, Stage Winner and More

Tour De France Standings Live Results Today - GC, Points Classification, King of the Mountain, Stage Winners

FPSS slide image

Teresa Giudice Joe Giudice Prison? The 39 Count Indictment, Deportation and More

Are Teresa Giudice Joe Giudice Going to Prison? The latest news update on Joe Giudice.

FPSS slide image

Shannon Beador Divorce - Do David and Shannon Beador Divorce

The latest on the Shannon Beador divorce storyline

FPSS slide image

Who Wins the Bachelorette 2014 | RealitySteve Bachelorette Spoilers | Who Does Andi Dorfman Pick

The Bachelorette Winner 2014 Josh Murray | Are Andi and Josh Still Together Engaged | Bachelorette Spoilers


Titanic Violin of Wallace Hartley Prompts Auction Debate

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Titanic, Wallace Hartley by LALATE

  Titanic Violin of Wallace Hartley Heads to Auction


LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – The Titanic violin of Wallace Hartley is heading to auction. The Titanic violin is expected to bring a historic sum because of the mystery about the violin over the years and the confusion about the final monuments of the eight member band.

For years, Titanic historians have detailed how the eight member band played as the passengers exited into lifeboats. Later on, the bodies of two band members and their leader were recovered. Violinist John Law Hume from Dumfries in Scotland and bass player John Frederick Preston Clarke from Liverpool were recovered.

But for years, historians have debated whether Wallace Hartley’s remains were found or not. Newspaper reports claimed that Wallace Hartley’s body was found with his violin strapped to his chest. The Office of the Provincial Secretary in Nova Scotia report that his body was found but did not mention any violin. Reportedly recovered from Hartley were an earring, a pen, a silver matchbox, a gold cigar holder, a watch and chain, a collar stud, a pair of scissors and two documents.

The auction is being handled by Henry Aldridge and Son. Aldridge previously told news “When I first saw it five years ago I was amazed. If I did not think that the probability was there I would not have bothered. The research is expensive business but because of the historical importance of this item the money is secondary. We cannot rush the scientists.”


celebrity news celebrities hollywood
Titanic, Wallace Hartley






celebrity news celebrities hollywood  the ringer cw sarah michelle gellar
twitter twitter
twitter

Latest Comments:


One Response to 'Titanic Violin of Wallace Hartley Prompts Auction Debate'

Subscribe to comments with RSS

  1. Phillip Hartley said,

    on February 19th, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    The property of my Great Uncle should not be for sale. In tribute to him, and his band it should be in a museum.

Comment and Contribute:


[Policy Regarding Comments]




celebrity news celebrities hollywood




LALATE


LALATE


LALATE


karina smirnoff playboy photos
danica patrick hot photos
Jessie Lunderby PHOTOS

celebrity news celebrities hollywood





















soccer en vivo score




About lalate.com | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Posting Comments | Staff | Contact Us | Feed | Archives
2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013
lalate.com - america's fastest growing celebrity news site
Copyright (c), TM 1998-2014 lalate.com. All rights reserved.