eople who know about such things suggest that the wave of interest in the RMS Titanic and its tragic 1912 sinking might be ebbing.

Bidders at an auction in New York last week wouldn't go for the $75,000 estimated price tag price for a set of eight telegrams sent by J. Bruce Ismay, whose company owned the Titanic, shortly after he abandoned the doomed passenger liner and more than 1,500 of his shipmates. A high bid of $68,500 took the set.Then again, many it's not ebbing much. How many people are willing to spend $68,500 on just any kind of nautical nostalgia?

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