This large piece of coal from RMS Carpathia has been professionally conserved and is presented in a sealed display frame that comes in a specially-designed, beautiful presentation box, complete with a 16-page, full colour descriptive booklet and numbered, limited edition, printed Certificate of Authenticity, which contains comprehensive details of its recovery and accession number, as does the second printed certificate from the expedition leader, P.H. Nargeolet, signed by him.
Only 705 of these limited edition and numbered sets will be produced, to commemorate the number of Titanic survivors rescued by RMS Carpathia.
We are thrilled to be able to add RMS Carpathia coal to our 'Legacy Collection'. No more will ever be recovered, making this a guaranteed investment opportunity!!
This really is a unique opportunity to own an emotive piece of history. Don't miss it...
Note: Recovered on August 25th 2007, dive six, by the Achilles rover at lat.49º 22.047' N, long. 10º 41.700' W by an ROV basket. Accession number 07/0032. A conservation/condition report and certificate of authenticity will accompany this piece. Provenance: May 2001, Premier Exhibitions, Inc. acquired ownership of the wreck of the Carpathia, which was sunk by German torpedoes during World War I off the coast of Ireland.
February 2007, RMS Titanic, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Exhibitions, Inc., transferred those ownership rights to Seaventures ltd.; August 2007, by previous agreement with Seaventures ltd., Premier Exhibitions, Inc. conducted a scientific research and recovery expedition to the Carpathia, during which this object was recovered and subsequently conserved.
RMS Carpathia, Cunard Line, maiden voyage May 5th 1903; sunk July 15th 1918. Was best known as the ship that rescued 705 survivors from the shipwreck of RMS Titanic.