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Titanic letter to be sold at auction

The only known letter written on Titanic stationery on the day the liner hit an iceberg is to be sold at auction in Wiltshire.

Titanic letter to be sold at auction in Wiltshire

The only known letter written on Titanic stationery on the day the liner hit an iceberg is to be sold at auction in Wiltshire.

The only known letter written on Titanic on the day the liner hit an iceberg Credit: Henry Aldridge and Son,

Henry Aldridge and Son are holding an auction of Titanic collectables to commemorate the 102nd anniversary of the loss of the Royal Mail Steamer on April 26th.

One of the star lots is only known letter written on Titanic stationery on the day the liner hit an iceberg.

The only known letter written on Titanic on the day the liner hit an iceberg Credit: Henry Aldridge and Son,

Estimated at £80000-£100000 this unique piece, complete with its envelope embossed with the White Star Burgee, was written by Second Class passenger Esther Hart, the mother of the famous survivor Eva Hart, and it is featured in Eva Hart’s biography “Shadow of the Titanic”.

She was travelling with her parents, Esther and Benjamin, a master builder, to Canada, where they were to start a new life.

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