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RR Auction Titanic Carl Asplund Key Recovered from the body of a third class passenger

11 Dec

RR Auctions Titanic KeyA single iron key with quatrefoil head made by Yale and Town circa 1900 measuring approximately two inches long, recovered from the body of third class Titanic passenger Carl Asplund. Keys of this type were used to lock and unlock jewelry, document, or small casket boxes. This key was recovered from Asplund’s body, No. 142, by the Mackay-Bennett and is documented in the inventory of his possessions. Provenance: Henry Aldridge, May 2011; Asplund Family.

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