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Space History Goes on Sale in Historic Auction
Commemorating 50 years of spaceflight, an auction this week from Bonhams Auction House will include flight plans, emblems, medallions, hardware and photographs from the days of yore.

242 Spacesuit

Alexei Leonov’s Flown Space Suit from ASTP

Space suit worn in space by the Apollo-Soyuz test project commander.

Est. $100,000-150,000

(Bonhams)

The Original Mercury Seve

The Original Mercury Seven

The iconic image of the seven Mercury astronauts posing in their silver space suits.

Large color photograph, 20 x 16 in
c. 1959, printed later
Est $1,000-1,500

(Bonhams)

HAM_Chimp

HAM the Space Chimp’s Flown Neck Tag

Ham flew 157 miles into space, performing tasks admirably. He pushed levers 50 times
during flight. Ham was the first chimpanzee launched into space during the American
space program.

Flown brass disc
Est. $2,000-4,000

(Bonhams)

Space Gameboy

Nintendo Game Boy Flown in Space

Aleksandr A. Serebov’s Game Boy and Tetris game that orbited the Earth over 3,000
times in 1993.

Est. $1,500-2,000

(Bonhams)

DAC_Apollo_Camera

Movie Camera from the Lunar Space

DAC camera that filmed the descent of Apollo 14.

Est. $60,000-80,000

(Bonhams)

The Times Square Concorde Model

The Times Square Concorde Model

Est. $100,000-150,000

(Bonhams)

Concorde

The Times Square Concorde Model

Est. $100,000-150,000

(Bonhams)

Apollo_Stopwatch

Scott’s Apollo 15 Onboard Stopwatch

Bulova stopwatch that timed Endeavor’s and Falcon’s engine burns

Est. $120,000-180,000

(Bonhams)

PLSS Strap

Flown “PLSS” Strap, Exposed to Lunar Surface

Est. $40,000-60,000

(Bonhams)

Space History Goes on Sale in Historic Auction

Commemorating 50 years of spaceflight, an auction this week from Bonhams Auction House will include flight plans, emblems, medallions, hardware and photographs from the days of yore.

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