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Heritage Auctions: Space Exploration Signature Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part I

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Auction Name Space Exploration Signature Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part I Total Sales (USD) 7,480,903.25
Auction Date 11/01/2018 - 11/03/2018 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 2,837,940.00
Sale Number #6205 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 4,187,260.00
Total Lots 1268
Sold Lots 1262 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 2,889,780.00
% of Lots Sold 99.53% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 4,265,020.00
Unsold Lots 6 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 175.40%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
52279

Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Spacecraft Identification Plate Display Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty with Photo Certificate.

USD 72,000.00 - 108,000.00 USD 468,500.00
52213

Apollo 1 Lunar Module Flown MS64 NGC Gilt Fliteline MedallionDirectly From The Armstrong Family Collection, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 24,000.00 - 36,000.00 USD 275,000.00
52268

Apollo 11 Flown Largest Size American Flag Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 120,000.00 - 180,000.00 USD 275,000.00
52284

Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Piece of the Wright Flyer's Propeller, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Ce

USD 72,000.00 - 108,000.00 USD 275,000.00
52285

Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Piece of the Wright Flyer's Propeller, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Ce

USD 72,000.00 - 108,000.00 USD 275,000.00
52281

Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Section of the Wright Flyer's Wing Fabric, Position #89, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Controlled Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Arm

USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 175,000.00
52280

Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Section of the Wright Flyer's Wing Fabric, Position #6, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Controlled Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Arms

USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 162,500.00
52290

Apollo 11 Flown Crew-Signed "Type Three" Quarantine Cover, Hand-numbered "N-28" and Certified by Neil Armstrong, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 60,000.00 - 90,000.00 USD 156,250.00
52282

Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Section of the Wright Flyer's Wing Fabric, Position #163, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Controlled Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Ar

USD 32,000.00 - 48,000.00 USD 150,000.00
52218

Apollo 11 Flown MS66 NGC Sterling Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 241, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 52,000.00 - 78,000.00 USD 112,500.00
52283

Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Section of the Wright Flyer's Wing Fabric, Position #198, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Controlled Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Ar

USD 56,000.00 - 84,000.00 USD 112,500.00
52167

Gemini: Neil Armstrong's Owned and Worn Early Flight Suit Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty with Photo Certificate.

USD 16,000.00 - 24,000.00 USD 109,375.00
52266

Apollo 11 Flown American Flag Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 24,000.00 - 36,000.00 USD 106,250.00
52267

Apollo 11 Flown American Flag Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 28,000.00 - 42,000.00 USD 106,250.00
52539

Apollo 11 Flown American Flag on a Crew-Signed Presentation Certificate, with Zarelli LOA, in Framed Display.

USD 64,000.00 - 96,000.00 USD 106,250.00
52272

Apollo 11 Flown Flag of Neil Armstrong's Home State of Ohio Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 16,000.00 - 24,000.00 USD 87,500.00
52289

Apollo 11 Flown Crew-Signed "Type One" Quarantine Cover, Hand-numbered N-18 and Certified by Neil Armstrong, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 52,000.00 - 78,000.00 USD 87,500.00
52747

Apollo 11 Flown American Flag Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 24,000.00 - 36,000.00 USD 87,500.00
52538

Apollo 11 Flown MS65 NGC Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 94, Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, with Handwritten and Signed Letter of Certification.

USD 45,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 81,250.00
52748

Apollo 11 Flown MS66 NGC Sterling Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 243, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 52,000.00 - 78,000.00 USD 81,250.00
52278

Apollo 11 Flown MS66 NGC Sterling Silver Robbins Medallion with Special Serial Number Eleven, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 USD 71,875.00
52276

Apollo 11 Flown Beta Cloth Mission Insignia Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 16,000.00 - 24,000.00 USD 68,750.00
52277

Apollo 11 Flown MS66 NGC Sterling Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 242, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 52,000.00 - 78,000.00 USD 68,750.00
52749

Apollo 11 Flown Beta Cloth Mission Insignia Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.

USD 16,000.00 - 24,000.00 USD 68,750.00
52275

Apollo 11: U.S. Flag Flown over the Capitol on July 20, 1969, Presented to Neil Armstrong With Transmittal Certificate Signed by J. George Stewart, Architect of the Capitol, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified by Collectibles Authent

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 57,500.00
  • <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Faulkner, William. <i>The Sound and the Fury.</i> New York: Jonathan Cape, [1929]. First edition in dust jacket. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Trautz-Bauzonnet bindery. Shakespeare, William. Sonnets. 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Thompson, Kay. <i>Eloise at Christmastime.</i> New York: Random House, [1958]. First edition. In custom binding by Asprey. $2,000 to $3,000
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Taylor, Deems. <i>Walt Disney’s Fantasia.</i> New York: 1940. In custom binding by Asprey. $2,500 to $3,500
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Shakespeare’s Sonnets, In Two Parts,</i> limited Saint Dunstan edition, Oxford University Press, 1901. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>The Man with the Golden Gun,</i> first edition, first state with the dust jacket, London, 1965. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>The Voyage Out,</i> first American edition of the author’s first book, in rare dust jacket, NY, 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gabriel García Márquez, <i>Cien años de soledad,</i> Buenos Aires, 1967. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Mary Mapes Dodge, <i>Along the Way,</i> first edition, author’s copy, annotated in her hand, NY, 1879. $1,800 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> <i>The Dial: A Monthly Magazine for Literature, Philosophy and Religion,</i> first edition, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s copy, Cincinnati, 1860. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gaston Leroux, <i>The Phantom of the Opera,</i> first American edition, first printing, New York, 1911. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Walt Whitman, <i>Leaves of Grass,</i> signed, Camden, 1876. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WRIGHT, Wilbur -- WRIGHT, Orville. Photograph signed. 128 x 177 mm, black and white. Taken for Collier's Weekly by James H. ("Jimmy") Hare. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WRIGHT, Wilbur -- WRIGHT, Orville. Typed document signed, New York, NY, 18 November 1909. A founding document in the history of aviation: the certificate of incorporation for the Wright Company. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> LINCOLN, Mary Todd. Personal monogrammed handkerchief. Square linen handkerchief, silk border, "ML" monogram to one corner, 11 1/8 x 11 1/4 in. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> TRUMAN, Harry S. Broadside signed, as President, 8 May 1945. Truman's V-E Day proclamation. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WASHINGTON, Martha Dandridge Custis, First Lady. Autograph free frank signed on integral cover sheet. One of four surviving free franks by Martha Washington. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DALI, Salvador, illustrator. -- DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge. <i>Alice in Wonderland.</i> New York: W.U.C.U.A. and Maecenas Press - Random House, 1969. Limited edition, signed by Dali. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer. <i>Lord Randolph Churchill.</i> London: Macmillan and Co., 1906. First edition, presentation copy to his valet, inscribed. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DICKENS, Charles. <i>Great Expectations.</i> London: Chapman and Hall, 1861. First edition, 3 vols. Vol. I second issue, vol. II first issue, vol. III third issue. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). <i>Sylvie and Bruno. -Sylvie and Bruno Concluded.</i> London: Macmillan, 1889, 1893. First editions, inscribed presentation copies. 2 works in 2 vols. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> KEULEN, Gerard van. <i>Nieuwe Wassende Graaden Paskaart Vertoonende alle de Bekende Zeekusten en…</i> [Amsterdam, ca 1720]. Important 18th century world map depicting California as an island. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> ALHAZEN [Abu 'Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham]. <i>Opticae thesaurus.</i> Translated from Arabic into Latin. First edition of Alhazen’s classic work on optics and vision. $18,000 to $25,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Systema cosmicum... in quo quatuor dialogis…</i> Translated from Italian by Matthias Bernegger. Strasbourg: D. Hauttius for the Elzevirs [at Leiden], 1635. First Latin edition. $6,000 to $8,000
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