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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
  • <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Textile of the Great White Fleet, with portraits of Theodore Roosevelt, Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans & successor Charles Stillman Sperry, 1908. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> William J. Stone, <i>Declaration of Independence,</i> Force printing, 1833. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Shugart family papers including documentation of the Underground Railroad, 63 items, 1838-81. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Records of the Dickinson & Shrewsbury salt works, over 2000 items, with extensive slave labor correspondence, legal records & receipts, bulk 1820-1865. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Gloria Steinem, typescript for her speech <i>Living the Revolution,</i> with related letters and documents, 1941-77. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> <i>Liberty Triumphant or the Downfall of Oppression,</i> depicting the aftermath of the Boston Tea Party, c. 1774. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, <i>Historia naturae, maxime peregrinae, libris XVI distincta,</i> Antwerp, 1635. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Antonio de Mayorga, manuscript map of Mexico City, 1779. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall, <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America,</i> first edition, 3 volumes, Philadelphia, 1842-44. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Samuel Walker, diary of the entire first cruise of the USS Kineo, a gunboat on the Mississippi, 1854-69. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Scrapbook on early Stanford football, with letters from Walter Camp, 1893-95 & 1931. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Roberts, David. Twenty Lithographs of the Holy Land, 19th Century. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Declaration by the Reps. of the United Colonies of N.A. 1775. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Composer Jerome Kern personal Letters, Albums and Other. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense,</i> London 1776. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom’s Cabin,</i> Cleveland 1852. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Hobbes, Thomas. <i>Leviathan,</i> 3rd edition, London 1651. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Anno Regni Georgii III. Intolerable Acts and other Bills, 1774. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Wilberforce, William. An Abstract of the Evidence, 5 Letters, and two books. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing and Signed Letters, ca. 1860 $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Tolstov, Leo. <i>War and Peace,</i> 5 volumes, 1886. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Dickinson, John. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, 1768. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $4,000 to $6,000.
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