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Titanic Violin Nabs Record $1.4 Million

The violin played by the band leader Wallace Hartley of the Titanic as the luxury liner sank has sold for $1.4 million.   The instrument was sold on Saturday soon after bidding started at an auction house in southern England.   The auction house says the winning bid came from a buyer in the United Kingdom.   The Henry Aldridge and Son auction house, which specializes in relics from the Titanic, says the sale was a world record price for Titanic-related memorabilia.   ...

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