This menu card was introduced on the Titanic on April 2, 1912
The first food menu card offered on the passenger ship Titanic, which crashed a century ago, has sold for 100,000 pounds.
This menu card was introduced on the Titanic on April 2, 1912.
According to the menu card, on April 2, 1912, officers were offered lunch, sweet bread and spring lamb at lunch.
The menu card was owned by Titanic’s most senior official, Second Officer Charles Light Tuller.
Charles Light Tuller gave the menu card to his wife on April 10, 1912, as he was leaving Southampton.
“This menu card is one of the rarest in the world,” said auctioneer Alan Eldridge.
The Titanic’s menu card was sold to a British collector at an auction held at Henry Eldridge & Son in Diesel.
The wrecked ship’s chart room key was sold to a Texas collector for ,000 78,000, while a steward’s batch sold for ,000 57,000.
The beach was owned by a man named Thomas Mullen and was found with his body.
“We are pleased with the outcome of the auction and think that the price of rare items reflects the ongoing interest in the Titanic story,” said firm’s Andrew Eldridge.
He added that “antiquities collectors from all over the world have seized these items.”
It should be noted that the officers and crew enjoyed the food offered during the test voyage of the Titanic on April 2, 1912.