Titanic Violin Authenticated as Genuine

A battery of forensics tests has determined that a violin found in a British man's attic is the instrument that was used by the bandmaster of the Titanic to play, according to lore, "Nearer My God to Thee" during the ship's last moments. Already offers to buy the ruined violin are pouring in. Craig Sopin, 55, a lawyer from Philadelphia, owner of one of the world's largest collections of Titanic memorabilia and a leading Titanic expert, estimates the value of the violin to "exceed six figures,...Full Story
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