Titanic poster sells for £69,000

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A rare poster showing the Titanic sailing into the sunset has sold for £69,000.

The 30x40 inch promotional poster was based on a painting by artist Montague Black showing the doomed liner and its sister ship Olympic passing each other at sea.

The 45,000 ton Olympic can be seen in the foreground with Titanic heading for the horizon in the distance.

The poster was commissioned by White Star Line before Titanic struck and iceberg and sank on April 15, 1912, killing 1,520 people.

It lithographic poster is the only ever one to feature both Titanic and Olympic and has been kept in superb condition over the last 100 years....

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