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This letter sold for $200,000 dollars…



What’s believed to be the last letter written on the ill-fated Titanic sold over the weekend.

The letter sold for $200,000, according to Henry Aldridge and sons auctioneer’s.

The previous record sale for a Titanic-related letter had stood around $158,000.

The letter was written eight hours before the legendary ship sunk, by a passenger named Esther Hart.

The letter survived because it was in the pocket of her husband’s coat, which he gave her to keep warm.

Her husband did not survive the tragedy.

In the letter, Esther Hart wrote she was enjoying a “wonderful journey,” and that she expected to arrive in New York early because of the speed of the ship.

A launch ticket was also auctioned, which sold for $67,000.

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