A pocket watch belonging to a postal clerk aboard the RMS Titanic has sold for £98,000 – 110 years on.
Oscar Scott Woody’s watch is frozen at the time he went into the cold North Atlantic when the ship sank on 14 April, 1912.
It was recovered from the ocean and returned to his wife Leila the following month.
The watch was sold at Henry Aldridge & Sons in Devizes on Saturday November 19th along with other memorabilia from the doomed ship.
A first-class menu featuring ‘plover on toast’ sold for £50,000 and a list of first-class passengers went for £41,000.