Most people are familiar with the story of the Titanic disaster. The luxury ocean liner (once considered unsinkable) left port on its maiden voyage April 10, 1912 carrying a human cargo of some of the wealthiest people on earth as well as hundreds of European immigrants seeking a new life in America.
At 11:40 pm on the night of April 14th the ship hit an iceberg ripping open the hull plates covering five of its sixteen watertight compartments. Over the course of 2 hours and 40 minutes the ship took on water, broke in half and sunk to the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean.
The ship was equipped with enough lifeboats to accommodate rescues of about a third of the ship’s total inhabitants. Many of the lifeboats were launched only partially loaded in their haste to get off the sinking ship. More than 1,500 of the estimated 2,224 total passengers and crew died, making it one of modern history's deadliest peacetime commercial marine disasters.
Now, more than 100 years after the disaster, you have the exceedingly rare opportunity to own an authenticated piece of the actual Titanic ship! A sliver of recovered wreck wood with a black and white print of the ship at sea is framed in a handsome 11x14 inch display. All you have to do is hang it on your wall and watch the reactions you get from amazed friends and family.
The wood in the display was retrieved by the ship Minia from floating debris left behind after the Titanic sunk and is most likely from the ship’s deck. The recovered wood was fashioned into a liquor cabinet by Minia ship carpenter William Parker and held in private collections for decades. The piece of wreck wood used in the display came from a red stained pine shelf removed from the cabinet.
Authenticity of the wood sliver is backed by Titanic expert Kevin Saucier, President & Curator of Gem Mint, Inc. A certificate of authenticity (like the one shown below) is included with every framed wreck wood display.
You don't have to be a millionaire collector to own an authentic piece of history. This framed Titanic art piece is priced so that it is available to everyone.
The Titanic display comes exactly like the picture below with a certificate of authenticity for the wreck wood attached to the back of the frame. Note that the picture was taken without glass to reduce glare, all units are shipped with a glass front.
Don’t delay in ordering your own piece of Titanic history.
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