The story of the Titanic remains evergeen as lately, a pocket watch 4covered from one of the drowned passengers in the ill fated ship has been the hotcake of a recent auction, which went for a whopping $57,500.
Heritage Auctions says the watch, sold on Saturday, had been recovered from a 34-year-old passenger named Sinai Kantor. Kantor was a Russian immigrant who managed to get his wife, Miriam, to a lifeboat before he died in icy waters after the ship hit an iceberg.
Kantor’s body was later pulled from the Atlantic Ocean. He was buried in New York.
The pocket watch was sold by a direct descendant of Miriam and Sinai Kantor.
It was bought by a collector of timepieces connected to the famous 1912 sinking