Unbelievable! Iconic Titanic Prop Goes Under the Hammer

A rare opportunity has presented itself for film enthusiasts as the iconic Titanic prop is set for , with early bids already commencing.

Established auction house, Heritage Auctions located in Dallas, is set to host this exciting event. The specific dates for your calendars are March 20-24 during which and collectors alike will have the opportunity to bid on props from popular films such as Titanic, The Ten Commandments, and The Shining.

Joe Maddalena, Heritage Auctions VP, believes this to be an infrequent chance for collectors to acquire these unique pieces of film history.

Among the prestigious items up for bidding is the infamous wooden plank from the 1997 film Titanic. Recognized for its appearance in a key scene where Leonardo DiCaprio's character Jack allows Kate Winslet's character Rose to float on it to avoid freezing, it has attracted a great deal of attention. Although initially priced in the low hundreds, this Titanic artifact is now estimated to fetch a staggering ,000.

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Adding to its allure, the wooden plank has been at the center of an enduring among Titanic fans. There have been rampant speculations on whether both Jack and Rose could have fit on the plank. Kate Winslet herself believes that while both could fit, it would not have remained buoyant. Leonardo DiCaprio, on the other hand, has stayed silent on the matter.

In an attempt to settle the debate, the film's director, James Cameron, conducted a series of experiments in 2023. These tests aimed to establish if Jack could indeed have survived floating on the plank alongside Rose.

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