Over the decades a number of covers have been found that bear a "TITANIC" mark on them in 3 varieties. Sent from France, Denmark and Spain,
all were mailed in March, 1912 with 18 sent to the M.A. Winters Company in Washington, DC, and one addressed to Seattle, Washington.
This site shares information about them to assist in proving their authenticity.
Nov. 24, 2013 Regency-Superior Auction 102 Lot 1233 Cover 14, unsold, highest bid $3,000, reserve not met
June 4, 2014 Regency-Superior Auction 105 Lot 570 Cover 14, sold for $3,000
April 23, 2016 Henry Aldridge & Sons Auction SS230416, Lot 206 Cover 13, no details
August 11, 2016 PHS Auctions Online Offering Cover 18, unsold
May 19, 2017 Kelleher Auction 699 Lot 5001 Cover 04, sold for $650
May 16, 2020 Michael Rogers Online/Kelleher Auction 3003 Lot 3 Cover 20, unsold
July 15, 2020 Kelleher Auction 741 Lot 2 Cover 20, sold for $2,000
sometime in 2020 Online Paul Fraser Collectibles Cover 09, sold for $6,836
French Postal Rates 1876-1971
Spanish Postal Rates 1901-1920
Southampton-NY Sailing Schedule, Aug 1911-Apr 1912
US Ship Arrivals March 15-17, 1912
Titanic Lecture Notes by J. David Rogers
1910 Cover to the M.A. Winter Company
1911 Covers to the M.A. Winter Company
History of the Winter Company Building
Titanic Facing Slips by Ken Sanford La Catastrophe March, 2010
This Cover Definitely Missed the Boat!
Olympic-Titanic Ship Marking Connection Tom Fortunato October, 2015
1911 Danish brochure
White Star shipping lanes
Postmark used aboard Titanic's voyage
Stamp Collector, September 21, 1998, "What Connects 1912 Cover with Doomed Liner"
There is a story behind my interest in these covers, and here it is! These 30 slides explain the cover I found back in 1986 and detail what I and others around the globe have found out about them. Take a look, and enjoy!
This site was "launched" on April 1, 2012 honoring the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sailing.
Last updated on February 7, 2022. Created by Tom Fortunato, Rochester, NY.
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