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Titanic Violin Sells for $1.7 Million at Auction

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A memorial erected in Wallace Hartley's memory in his hometown of Colne, Lancashire, England
5:33AM
November
6, 2013

The violin said to have been owned by Wallace Hartley, band director on the Titanic, went through seven years of painstaking research before it was determined that it was, indeed, authentic.