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RMS Titanic Ship Ltd Ed Model Signed by Millvina Dean w/Coal

A full-detail, limited edition 1/350 scale model of the R.M.S. Titanic, signed by Millvina Dean and featuring a glass-covered inset containing a piece of coal recovered from the wreck site. The model measures 21" x 5.5" x 2.5" and is mounted to a mahogany base, measuring 23.75" x 9" x 5" in total. Limited Edition No. 0999 of 1000, the ship is set on two turned brass pedestals. Inset into the left side of the wooden base is a piece of coal recovered from the Titanic wreck site measuring 0.857" x 0.5". The central brass plate bears the engraved nameplate and signature of survivor Millvina Dean. Housed in its original box. Accompanying the model are two Titanic postcards, both measuring approximately 6" x 4", which are signed by Dean as well. The first is signed "Millvina Dean" and the second is signed "Millvina Dean, youngest Titanic survivor." The model is in near fine condition. Minor smudging to the signatures on the postcards.

The RMS Titanic was the largest passenger steamship in the world when she set off on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City on April 10, 1912, with 2,223 people on board. Four days into the crossing, the Titanic struck an iceberg and sank at 2:20 the following morning, resulting in the deaths of 1,517 people. Among the survivors was nine-week-old Millvina Dean, who had been placed aboard Lifeboat 10 along with her mother and brother. Millvina was also the last living survivor of the Titanic, passing away on May 31, 2009, at the age of 97.

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.


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January 10, 2024 10:30 AM EST
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Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $99 $10
$100 $299 $20
$300 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $2,999 $200
$3,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 + $5,000