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Neil Armstrong Collection Soars to New Heights at Auction

Neil Armstrong Collection Soars to New Heights at Auction

Objects flown to the moon and kept for 50 years in the private collection of “First Man” Mission Commander Neil Armstrong sold for more than $4.57 million during Heritage Auctions $4.47 million Space Exploration auction May 9-11. The sale featured the second presentation of 620 lots of mementos and NASA-related items saved by the first […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Apollo 11 moon bag, $1.8 million, Sotheby’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Apollo 11 moon bag, $1.8 million, Sotheby’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A bag used by astronaut Neil Armstrong to bring the first samples of moon dust back to Earth in July 1969 as part of the historic Apollo 11 lunar mission sold for $1.8 million at an auction held July 21st by Sotheby’s in New […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Lifetime space collection, $678,983, RR Auction

Gavels n' Paddles: Lifetime space collection, $678,983, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall The lifetime space collection of Leon Ford sold for a combined $678,983 in an auction held live (June 25, in Cambridge, Mass.) and online (June 18-24) by RR Auction, based in Boston, Mass. Over 100 items were in the collection, including Charles Conrad’s Apollo […]

Space memorabilia brings $610,000 in Dallas auction

May 22, 2015 event at Heritage Auctions sees strong interest; Apollo Mission Robbins Medals, Apollo 13 material, all bring heightened interest; $50,000 realized for Apollo 11 Robbins Medal; Maurer prototype camera brings $10,625 DALLAS – An Apollo 11 Robbins Medal, originally from the collection of Mission Support Crew Member Jack Swigert, realized the hefty final price […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Titanic survivor letter: $11,875, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Titanic survivor letter: $11,875, RR Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Titanic survivor letter: $11,875, RR Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A three-page letter handwritten by Titanic survivor Lady Duff-Gordon, dated May 27, 1912, penned on her personal stationery and signed “Lucy Duff Gordon,” sold for $11,875 at an auction held Jan. 22 by RR Auction, based […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Apollo 15 hand controller, $610,063, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Apollo 15 hand controller, $610,063, RR Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Apollo 15 hand controller, $610,063, RR Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A hand controller used by Dave Scott during the Apollo 15 mission to land on the Moon’s surface in 1971 sold for $610,063 in an online auction that began May 15 and ended May 29 […]