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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 […]

Publisher's Corner: January 2018

Publishers Corner: January 2018

Antique Technology: Everything Old is New Again By Maxine Carter-Lome Every year brings with it the promise of something new. Automobile manufacturers introduce new model cars designed to get drivers to trade in and trade up; Apple introduces the next generation iPhone to make your current cell phone obsolete; new collections of collectible objects are […]

What's Selling on eBay: October 2016

What's Selling on eBay: October 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $1,259 (29 bids, 12 bidders): 1965 Richard Avedon, Silver Gelatin Beatles Photograph Paul McCartney, NASA. Measuring 8 by 10 inches, this rare silver gelatin photograph depicts Paul McCartney wearing a NASA spacesuit. I was able to find this explanation: “This portrait coincides with the release of The Beatles’ record […]

Original Oil Paintings by Chesley Bonestell sell for combined $135,000 at Philip Weiss Auctions

Auction, which grossed just under $600,000, was held at Weiss gallery in Lynbrook, N.Y. LYNBROOK, N.Y.  An archive of nine original oil on board paintings by Chesley Bonestell (Am., 1888-1986), the artist whose designs and illustrations were a major influence on science fiction art and earned him the nickname the  Father of Modern […]

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 […]

Heritage Auctions to auction Apollo 13 artifacts, May 22

Apollo 13 Lunar Module flown parts, Apollo 13 flown American flag among the offerings highlight DALLAS – In celebration and honor of the milestone Apollo 13 mission 45 years ago, Heritage Auctions will feature a variety of rare Apollo 13 artifacts as the centerpiece of its May 22, 2015 Space Exploration Signature® Auction, a sale […]

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 […]