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Bankrupt owner of Titanic artifacts seeks buyer, and director James Cameron may come to the rescue

Bankrupt owner of Titanic artifacts seeks buyer, and director James Cameron may come to the rescue

More than 100 years after the Titanic sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic, artifacts salvaged from the world’s most famous ship disaster are scheduled to be auctioned off.

But to get your hands on a piece of history, you will need to make a bid on all of the more than 5,500 items pulled from the ocean floor. Also, you may have to go head to head with a wealthy, motivated bidder: Oscar-winning director James Cameron.

Premier Exhibitions, the Atlanta-based company that retrieved thousands of artifacts from the ill-fated liner, filed for bankruptcy protection last year and has offered to sell shoes, eyeglasses, statues, dishware, handbags and other Titanic relics to pay...

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