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Tivoli Gardens: Reward offered in attempt to retrieve necklace stolen from Titanic exhibition

Photo courtesy Tivoli

Tivoli reports that on Saturday 17 September a valuable and irreplaceable necklace was stolen from the famous international exhibition “Titanic – The Exhibition” which currently can be seen in the Hans Christian Andersen castle at Tivoli in Copenhagen, Denmark.

One or more thieves managed to gain access to a display case containing the rare and precious necklace during business hours. Police have been on the scene and will return today Monday 19 Sept to further investigate the circumstances.

“The precious necklace belonged to the Widener family who were one of the richest families on board the Titanic in 1912. The chain has an estimated value of approx. 14,000 Euro and perhaps even more, if it were sold at an auction. However, it will not be possible to sell the necklace as it is known internationally,” says Luis Ferreiro from Musealia, who owns the show.

Reward offered
The exhibition’s security was approved in April 2011 when it opened. In Copenhagen alone it has been viewed by 50,000 visitors. A reward of 1000 Euros has been offered to the person who can lead to retrieving the necklace. The organizers of the exhibition would like to hear from guests who have visited the exhibition Saturday between 10:00 to 13:00. They are advised to contact the police or to get in touch with Torben Plank at Tivoli.

The year 2012 will mark 100 years since the world-famous ship sank with 2207 people aboard. The exhibition will remain open until 30th December at Hans Christian Andersen Castle. 

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Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She reports on design and technical design, production and project management, industry trends and company culture. From 2005-2020 she ran communications and publications for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA and publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association, and has contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a BFA from Pratt Institute. She has lived in Detroit, New York, Oakland, and now Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts community.

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