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LONDON (Reuters) – A personal letter found on the body of a man killed in the sinking of the Titanic sold at auction on Saturday for 126,000 pounds ($166,000), a record price for correspondence from the doomed liner.

A letter written on April 13, 1912 and recovered from the body of Alexander Oskar Holverson, a Titanic victim, was due to be auctioned on Saturday, and is seen in this photograph received via Henry Aldridge & Son, in London, Britain on October 20, 2017. Henry Aldridge & Son/Handout via REUTERS

The letter is one of

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