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Titanic Band Leader's Violin On Display In England

In March, a violin offered to the Henry Aldridge and Son auction house in 2006 was determined to be the Titanic's band leader's violin. That violin is now on display to the public in England. The violin belonged to band leader Wallace Hartley, who died when the Titanic sank in 1912. According to BBC, Hartley's body was recovered about 10 days after the ship sank but his violin was not listed on the inventory list. Somehow the violin was returned to Wallace Hartley's fiancee but decades later it was offered to the auction house. On the 101st anniversary of the Titanic, Getty Images released pictures from the auction house of the violin, which may be worth six figures. The violin is on display to the public all week in Devizes, England, but Aldridge's has not confirmed when it may go on sale. Check out the photos by Matt Cardy/Getty Images in the gallery above.

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