(TELEGRAPH) — A 17-ton section of the RMS Titanic's hull is among 5,000 artifacts from the world's most famous shipwreck that will be auctioned in April by Guernsey's Auctioneers & Brokers in New York.
The auction house President Arlan Ettinger calls this the most significant auction they've ever handled.
"Who on this planet doesn't know the story of the Titanic and isn't fascinated by it?" he asked.
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The auction will be conducted 100 years, plus a day, after the Titanic set sail from England with New York as its destination. Check out the photo gallery.