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Titanic Captain’s Spyglass Fails to Sell at Auction

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When auctioneer John Crane discovered Captain Edward John Smith’s spyglass among a collection of other Titanic artifacts, he expected it to sell for a considerable amount. Sadly, it didn’t sell at all, since the bids failed to even reach the reserve price. The spyglass is owned by a distant relative of Captain Smith who had […]

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