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  By BUSINESS INSIDER   Jun 23rd 2012 at 6:00AM Jewellery RATED

Most expensive Titanic memorabilia sold in 2012
In April 2012, almost 100 years after the ill-fated ship sank, the first-class passengers' menu of the Titanic's last lunch sold for $122,000 at an auction in London. The multi-course menu featured everything from grilled mutton chops to salmon mayonnaise. The menu came from the table of Titanic passenger Dr. Washington Dodge. Dodge was a banker traveling first class from San Francisco with his wife, Ruth, and son, Washington Jr. Mrs. Dodge slipped the menu into her purse as a souvenir, unaware of how the evening would end. The entire family survived the accident and the menu stayed in the family until it was auctioned at Henry Aldridge and Son.

Image courtesy: Henry aldridge and son
Source: Business Insider

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