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Chessboard Made From Titanic Wood Sold At Auction

Titanic_chessboardNews-Antique.com is reporting that a chessboard made from Titanic wood sold for $16,385 at auction on 23 Jul 2014 by auctioneers Philip Weiss Auctions. The chessboard was made by William Parker, carpenter aboard the SS Minia, one of four ships chartered by White Star to locate bodies drifting in the Atlantic after Titanic sank.

Source: Chessboard Made From Actual Wood Retrieved From The Wreckage Of The Titanic Makes $16,385 At Auction(10 Aug 2014,News-Antique.com)