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Auction results: Top 10 Space sales in 2017

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Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 Cartier solid gold Lunar Module replica, sold by RR Auction

Top 10 Space sales: RR Auction had a wonderful 2017, with three auctions focusing on space exploration. We got to work with great people like moonwalker Dave Scott, NASA engineer Dan Schaiewitz, “Meteorite Man” Geoff Notkin, the family of Bill Lende (a lifelong collector of space memorabilia), other private collectors, and more.

We’re proud of the record-setting – and in some cases, record-shattering – results we achieved for our consignors. Here are our “out of this world” Top 10 Space sales (click image to enlarge):

Top 10 Space sales in 2017:

Buzz Aldrin’s Apollo 11 Cartier solid gold Lunar Module replica: $149,862
Apollo 11 flown Command Module Columbia rescue arrow: $147,572
Apollo 11 crew-signed flown flag presentation: $120,693
Alan Shepard’s Apollo 14 Vacheron Constantin watch: $81,312
RL-10 rocket engine: $78,346
Apollo 11 LM flown page with Neil Armstrong notations: $78,346
Dave Scott’s Apollo 15 lunar orbit-flown CSM systems data book: $60,995
Dave Scott’s Apollo 15 lunar surface-used contour map: $54,879
Satellite light model: $39,946
Gennady Padalka’s flown Omega Speedmaster Pro watch: $39,458

Thanks to everyone who helped us grow our Space category to these stellar heights! We’re excited about 2018 and are always looking for new Rare and Remarkable items to share with our buyers. Do you have an artifact or collection you’d like to discuss? Contact us here!

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