Famous 'Titanic' violin to be sold at auction

  • 19 October 2013
Wallace Hartley's violin

A violin that sank with the Titanic over a hundred years ago has been put up for auction.

The rosewood instrument was played by the Titanic's bandleader Wallace Hartley when the famous ship sank in 1912.

It's been described as one of the most important objects ever discovered that sank with the ship.

It has a guide price of £300,000.

Other items up for sale include his sheet music and the bag he kept it in.

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