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A menu of the last meal served to firstclass passengers on board the Titanic has sold for 76000 It was among hundreds of items from the ship auctioned in Wiltshire ahead of the 100th anniversary of its sinking in the Atlantic Ocean The menu was dated 14 April 1912 the day the cruiser hit an iceberg and sank killing 1522 people It featured several courses such as eggs Argenteuil consomme fermier and chicken a la Maryland Auctioneer Andrew Aldridge said Its a fascinating snapshot of life on board as a firstclass passenger