Result of Titanic Auction of Luncheon Menu for April 14th 1912


The menu for the Titanic last luncheon was sold at auction in New York yesterday, the 30th of September’15, for the breathtaking sum of $88,000 or £58,114. pounds sterling.  The seller it is said, was the son of a man who was given the items by a descendent of one of the survivors.

Another item sold at auction was a printed ticket from the Titanic’s Turkish baths,which recorded an individuals  weight when seated in a upholstered lounge chair, it was sold for $11,000  or £7264 pounds sterling.

It has been publicised that an original  menu for lunch on R M S Titanic served on the 14th of April 1912, is to be sold at auction at New York based Lion Heart Autographs.  The Auctioneers estimate that it may fetch between $50,000 and $70,000 [£32 – 40,000].

The seller is said to be the son of a man who was given the item by a direct descendant of one of the survivors  of Lifeboat One, called the “money boat” because of rumours that first-class passengers bribed the crew to row away before it was full.

As you can see below, the lunch consisted of many choices including corned beef, dumplings, lamb chops, veal & ham pie, eight varieties of cheese and Munich lager to help it all go down.

Titanic Last Menu


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