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Lord Pirrie

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Lord Pirrie

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Auction Date:2012 Dec 16 @ 10:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:5 Rt 101A Suite 5, Amherst, New Hampshire, 03031, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
A partner in Harland and Wolff, Pierre was instrumental in the concept and building of the Titanic. Rare TLS during the construction of the Titanic, signed “Pirrie,” one page, 8 x 10, personal letterhead, December 18, 1909. Letter to Mr. Forth in Belfast. In full: “I am in receipt of your letter of the 16th instant with reference to the prizes etc awarded by the Shipwright’s Company, for which I am much obliged and I shall pass it on to the Clerk of the Company, although I daresay you have already written him officially.” In very good condition, with central horizontal and vertical fold, with horizontal fold passing through signature, scattered creases, a mild shade of toning, and a rusty paperclip mark to top edge.