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In pictures: 9 Titanic artefacts recovered from the ship

Old letters, tickets, watches – here’s just some of the objects that have been raised from the Titanic.

TITANIC OBJECTS THAT have lasted the test of time not only fascinate people but have sold for big bucks in auction. Old letters, tickets and watches – here are some of the objects that have been raised from the Titanic:

In pictures: 9 Titanic artefacts recovered from the ship
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    A Titanic life-preserver, belong to a survivor, which was auctioned at Christie's Maritime sale in 2007. The century-old canvas jacket, lined with buoyant cork, belonged to Mabel Francatelli, one of 12 passengers to escape from the RMS Titanic in a lifeboat built to fit 40, the London-based auction house said. Her vest - carrying her faded signature and those of seven other survivors - was offered for sale along with a letter she wrote describing what happened that night. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)
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    The original manuscript of about 40 pages written by Helen Churchill Candee, a journalist who survived the April 14, 1912 Titanic shipwreck. She recounted the last hours she spent on the ship in the manuscript. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
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    An original Titanic third class menu postcard. The menu details the meals available on April 14, 1912. (AP Photo/Chitose Suzuki)
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    A mariner's certificate of discharge from the White Star Liner RMS Titanic which sunk in 1912 and a silver chain watch at Bonhams auction house. The items will go under the hammer later this month. (Michael Stephens/PA Images)
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    A first class dinner menu from the Titanic ocean liner. The menu card fetched $88,500 in a New York auction in 2004. (AP Photo/Diane Bondareff)
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    A chronometer from the bridge of the Titanic. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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    The work shirt of W. Allen, a 3rd class passenger on the Titanic, is one of the artefacts which sat 2.5 miles below the surface of the Atlantic ocean, the final resting place of the Titanic. (AP Photo/Stanley Leary)
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    A seven of clubs card, one of the things recovered from the wreckage of the RMS Titanic. (AP Photo/Stanley Leary)
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    Vials of perfume oil raised from the wreck of the Titanic recovered from the wreck of the Titanic. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

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