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Sinai Kantor's Pocket Watch

Distinctive timepiece features Hebrew Numerals

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A pocket watch recovered from the body of Third Class Titanic victim Sinai Kantor. The watch features Hebrew numerals and is embossed on the reverse with an image of Moses holding the Ten Commandments. Sinai Kantor was emigrating to America from his home in the Russian Empire, with his wife Miriam.

The watch was auctioned in 2018 for $57,500.

Photos by Heritage Auctions

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Photo by Heritage Auctions

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2021) Sinai Kantor's Pocket Watch ( ref: #22055, published 24 May 2021, generated 17th October 2021 03:22:32 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/sinai-kantors-pocket-watch-hebrew.html