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PICTURED (Auctioneer Andrew Aldridge with the poster): As well as Harold Lowe's archive rare advertising poster for the Titanic sold for a massive £42K<br />
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A stunning archive that belonged to the 'true hero of the Titanic' sold by his family 108 years after the disaster has made £125,000. <br />
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Harold Lowe helped scores of women and children into lifeboats and was the only officer to go back for survivors after the famous liner sank.<br />
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In the 1997 blockbuster movie, one of those in the water Lowe was portrayed as saving was Kate Winslet's character Rose.<br />
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Mr Lowe's personal belongings include a poignant telescope given to him by a real-life survivor who had it inscribed with the words 'To Harold G. Lowe...The Real Hero of the Titanic', which sold for £52,000.