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Biscuit from the Titanic could be sold for £10,000

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Is this the world's most expensive biscuit?

A biscuit that was on the Titanic is being auctioned off in Wiltshire - and is expected to fetch up to £10,000.

Originally part of a survival kit on the ill-fated ship's lifeboats, it is being sold along with a collection of photographs from the rescue of Titanic survivors, kept by a direct descendant of the Fenwicks. They were a newlywed couple whose honeymoon journey on the SS Carpathia was cut short when it took a detour to save lives. The biscuit was kept in a Kodak photographic envelope, complete with the original notation: "Pilot biscuit from Titanic lifeboat April 1912".

It will be auctioned off in Devizes on October 24th.


Contents of Plymouth Airport go to auction later

The contents of Plymouth Airport are being auctioned off online today. Fire engines, x ray machines and departure seats are among hundreds of items up for sale.

At an auction later today items from Plymouth City Airport will be auctioned off Credit: ITV Westcountry

The terminal was closed last December because of a lack of business. The auction is opposed by campaigners who had hoped to see the airport re-opened.

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