Someone just turned what could be the world’s oldest cracker into the world’s most expensive cracker.

The last-surviving cracker from the Titanic in 1912 sold to a Greek collector Monday for approximately $23,000 at a British auction, according to UPI. It’s now being called the “world’s most valuable biscuit.”

A biscuit that survived the sinking of the #Titanic has sold for £15,000 at auction, worlds most expensive biscuitpic.twitter.com/GMVDcXTDtr

— ScouseScene (@scousescene) October 25, 2015

The cracker was reportedly part of the survival kit from a Titanic lifeboat and was kept by James Fenwick, who was a passenger aboard the SS Carpathia, which helped survivors of the Titanic more than 100 years ago. Read more…

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A 103-year-old cracker from the Titanic just sold for $23,000