Neil Armstrong’s personal collection up for auction


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Neil Armstrong’s collection of space and personal memorabilia is now being put up for auction.

The items up for auction span Armstrong’s life, from his Boy Scout cap to the Wright Flyer fragments. But other items Heritage thinks will generate interest include a small American flag that went to the moon and back with Armstrong, as well as an envelope signed by him, astronaut Buzz Aldrin and their third crewmate, Michael Collins. The envelope was considered “insurance cover” that family members could sell if the astronauts failed to return.

The auction will be held this week, on November 1st and 2nd. It is the first time material from Armstrong has ever been made available for purchase.

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4 comments

  • Lee S

    This makes me kind of sad.. :-(
    Although I guess if The Armstrong family are in need of money, they have every right to sell off some of the legacy of the most famous human that ever walked on two planets…. ( I know…. One was a moon..)
    I just hope they end up in a museum… Where they belong, so they can be enjoyed by the public who adored this remarkable man.

  • eddie willers

    So did the movie sink?

  • wayne

    eddie-

    har– totally forgot about it!

    …through October 29th (18 days); $38 million Domestic, + $37 Foreign.

    https://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=firstman.htm

    (Halloween =$128 million Domestic (11 days) at $10 million production budget)

  • Orion314

    Red Dead Redemption II , XBox 1 , PS4 platforms…
    3 days of sales…$750 Million.

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