A pocket watch that was recovered from a passenger who died on the Titanic has sold at auction for $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.
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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.