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Titanic struggle to prove violin’s authenticity resolved

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THE violin thought to have been played by the band leader on the Titanic as the ship sank has been declared genuine following a computerised scan at a hospital.

Radiographers at BMI The Ridgeway Hospital in Wiltshire took a 3D image of the violin to examine it from the inside, which Andrew Aldridge from the auction house Henry Aldridge and Son said proved the violin was on the ship “beyond reasonable doubt”.  More . . .

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