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RMS CARPATHIA, SALVAGED FIRST CLASS

Lot 2038 Details

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RMS Carpathia, Cunard Line, maiden voyage May 5, 1903; sunk July 15, 1918. Salvaged first class Mintons 'Ormond' pattern blue and white floral pottery bowl or soup plate with Cunard Line logo. Stamped to back with impressed marks and later ink accession number. Approx. h. 1.5", dia. 9.5". Note: Recovered on September 1, 2007, by a technical diver Carl Spencer at lat. 49º 22.079' N, long. 10º 41.681' W; position approximate. Accession number 07/0087. A conservation/condition report and certificate of authenticity will accompany this lot. Provenance: May 2001, Premier Exhibitions, Inc. acquired ownership of the wreck of the Carpathia, which was sunk by a German torpedo during World War I off the coast of Ireland; February 2007, RMS Titanic, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Exhibitions, Inc., transferred those ownership rights to Seaventures ltd.; August 2007, by previous agreement with Seaventures ltd., Premier Exhibitions, Inc. conducted a scientific research and recovery expedition to the Carpathia, during which this object was recovered and subsequently conserved.

RMS Carpathia was best known as the ship that rescued 705 survivors from the shipwreck of RMS Titanic.
Condition
Artifact has been professionally conserved; stains; later ink accession number.
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RMS CARPATHIA, SALVAGED FIRST CLASS

Estimate $700 - $900
Jan 15
Starting Price $350
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2038: RMS CARPATHIA, SALVAGED FIRST CLASS

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Est. $700 - $900Starting Price $350
Items Salvaged from RMS Carpathia Shipwreck
Fri, Jan 15, 2021 10:00 AM
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Lot 2038 Details

Description
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RMS Carpathia, Cunard Line, maiden voyage May 5, 1903; sunk July 15, 1918. Salvaged first class Mintons 'Ormond' pattern blue and white floral pottery bowl or soup plate with Cunard Line logo. Stamped to back with impressed marks and later ink accession number. Approx. h. 1.5", dia. 9.5". Note: Recovered on September 1, 2007, by a technical diver Carl Spencer at lat. 49º 22.079' N, long. 10º 41.681' W; position approximate. Accession number 07/0087. A conservation/condition report and certificate of authenticity will accompany this lot. Provenance: May 2001, Premier Exhibitions, Inc. acquired ownership of the wreck of the Carpathia, which was sunk by a German torpedo during World War I off the coast of Ireland; February 2007, RMS Titanic, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Exhibitions, Inc., transferred those ownership rights to Seaventures ltd.; August 2007, by previous agreement with Seaventures ltd., Premier Exhibitions, Inc. conducted a scientific research and recovery expedition to the Carpathia, during which this object was recovered and subsequently conserved.

RMS Carpathia was best known as the ship that rescued 705 survivors from the shipwreck of RMS Titanic.
Condition
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Artifact has been professionally conserved; stains; later ink accession number.

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