Thu, 17th Jul 2008 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Phoenix)

 
  Lot 43
 

43

A postcard sent from R.M.S. Titanic by Herbert...

A postcard sent from R.M.S. Titanic by Herbert Denbury
with coloured lithographic profile of the vessel steaming in a choppy sea, the reverse inscribed in sepia-coloured ink To Reggie / with Love from Bert

3⅜? x 5⅜?in. (8.5 x 13.5cm.)

Herbert Denbury was a Second Class passenger from Guernsey. Boarding at Southampton, he posted this card in an envelope which has not survived. He did not survive the tragedy and his body, if recovered, was never identified.

Provenance: The family and thence by descent.

Sold for £1,240
Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
A postcard sent from R.M.S. Titanic by Herbert Denbury
with coloured lithographic profile of the vessel steaming in a choppy sea, the reverse inscribed in sepia-coloured ink To Reggie / with Love from Bert

3⅜? x 5⅜?in. (8.5 x 13.5cm.)

Herbert Denbury was a Second Class passenger from Guernsey. Boarding at Southampton, he posted this card in an envelope which has not survived. He did not survive the tragedy and his body, if recovered, was never identified.

Provenance: The family and thence by descent.