Coat flight attendants with the “Titanic” sold for $230 thousand at auction in Britain
The coat worn by the flight attendant of the sunken “Titanic” Mabel Bennett sold at auction memory of the Titanic, which is held at Henry Aldridge&Son in Britain for 181 thousand pounds.
The coat worn by the flight attendant of the sunken “Titanic” Mabel Bennett sold at auction memory of the Titanic, which is held at Henry Aldridge&Son in Britain for 181 thousand pounds ($232 million), reports Xinhua.
#Fur #coat #worn by #Titanic #survivor when she was rescued from lifeboat #sells for £150,000 at #auction – https://t.co/8N1xWTl55S
— Sohail Malik (@sohailmalik7) 22 APR 2017
Earlier it was reported that experts said the possible sale of fur coats in 80 thousand pounds ($102 million) for this auction.
Bennett grabbed his coat to throw on a nightgown when in distress “Titanic” lifeboat arrived.
Fur coat worn by #Titanic stewardess sells for £150,000 https://t.co/qCoNSFCUQj This was a cool story anything titanic fascinates me pic.twitter.com/qvA97IQ77a
— Kristina S ?? (@Cheloga2) 22 APR 2017
The flight attendant working in first class on Titanic, also wore this coat on Board of the ship Red Star Line, SS Lapland, which transported the surviving passengers of “Titanic” in Britain.
The Bennett family sold the coat in 1999, after which she was exhibited at the Museum in the United States.