'Wish you were here' letter from the Titanic.

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Alfons Simonius-Blumer.<br />
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A never-before-seen letter from a Titanic passenger in which he expressed his regret that his wife and daughter were not with him has surfaced.<br />
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Alfons Simonius-Blumer wrote a remarkable account of life on board the luxury liner as the doomed liner sailed on her maiden voyage 105 years ago.<br />
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His four page letter home to his wife gave a fascinating insight into what first class passengers got up to during their days.<br />
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The Swiss banker described visiting the ship's gymnasium and riding the electric horse and camel machines for exercise, going to the Turkish baths and smoking room and dining with friends in the evening.<br />
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The letter is tipped to fetch £22,000 at auction this weekend.