Lot #339
Titanic: George Widener

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Estimate: $200+

Description

American businessman (1861-1912) who died in the sinking of the RMS Titanic. After the ship struck an iceberg, Widener placed his wife and her maid in a lifeboat. The women were rescued by the steamship RMS Carpathia, but Widener and his son Harry perished on the Titanic. Partly-printed DS, signed “Geo. D. Widener,” one page, 11.75 x 8.25, October 4, 1905. Stock certificate for 12 shares in the Philadelphia Traction Company, signed at the conclusion by Widener as the company's president. In fine condition, with cancellation holes affecting the signature.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021





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