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Neil Armstrong souvenirs brings $7.5 million at auction


Associated Press Astronauts Neil Armstrong and David R. Scott show up March 16, 1966, at Complex 19 for a simulated test in preparation for flight.

Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018|10:06 a.m.

DALLAS– Souvenirs that belonged to the very first guy to set foot on the moon, Neil Armstrong, has actually brought more than $7.4 million at auction.

Dallas-based Heritage Auctions says the item that cost the highest price, $468,500, at Saturday’s auctionwas Armstrong’s spacecraft ID plate from Apollo 11’s lunar module Eagle. Likewise offered were a piece from the propeller and a section of the wing from the Wright bros’ Flyer, the very first heavier-than-air self-powered aircraft, which each sold for $275,000.

The flight fit Armstrong used aboard Gemini 8, the 1966 mission that performed the very first docking of two spacecraft in flight, brought the astronaut’s household $109,375.

On the other hand, in a different auction, a gold-colored Navy aviator’s helmet when owned by John Glenn, the very first American to orbit the earth, cost $46,250.

Jerry Lewis souvenirs rakes in thousands of dollars at Planet Hollywood auction

Jerry Lewis owned many Louis Vuitton suit cases (Mike Doria / FOX5).
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resort and gambling establishment. Products up for grabs included high-end watches, instruments, letters and even a match from Lewis’ estate.

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” He liked guns, he liked electronic cameras, he enjoyed watches, he liked to take a trip,” Martin Nolan, executive director for Julien’s Auctions said. “There’s a mountain of Louis Vuitton trunks.”

Here’s a list of the products sold to fortunate bidders:

A 18K yellow gold “Cartier London” oval maxi variation watch: $51,200 A 14K yellow gold “Le Coultre” watch gifted by Dean Martin: $37,500 A 18K yellow gold Patek Phillipe talented by Sammy Davis Jr.: $35,200 French Legion of Honor Medal from French minister: $25,000 A King Silver Sonic trumpet: $ 12,800 A custom-made tweed burgundy match utilized in ‘The Nutty Professor:’ $12,800 A John Rigby shotgun: $10,240 Several sets of Louis Vuitton monogrammed difficult case trunks: ranged from $10,000 to $19,200 A letter from Stan Laurel to Lewis from 1960: $6,400

For fans that might not develop the money to buy the products up for auction were still able to enjoy a little bit of Hollywood history.

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