Lot #266
Moon Relics

Moon Relics
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Moon Relics

Collection of five items including three flight-flown relics, two from the lunar surface. A 1.25 x .75 swatch of beta cloth, from Dave Scott’s stowage bag flown to the moon during the Apollo 15 mission, with traces of dust from the Hadley-Apennine region of the moon; a 1.5 inch section of Portable Life Support System cord, from Scott’s personal collection, used by him on the lunar surface, with traces of lunar dust, originally cut from his spacesuit; a 1.5 x 1 swatch of flight-flown Kapton foil, cut from the Apollo 11 command module Columbia, originally acquired by Ozzie Reid; two lunar meteorite fragments, certified by the Hupe Collection, and identified as “Feldspathic Impact-Melt-Breccia found in Egypt, April 2002”; and several strands of Neil Armstrong’s hair, cut by his barber, Mark Sizemore, in April of 2004. Scott’s relics are set against a color photo of him on the moon and matted with the other three relics and a photo from Apollo 11, to an overall size of 23 x 14.5. Accompanied by photocopied provenance from Buzz Aldrin, Dave Scott, Sizemore, the North American Rockwell Apollo Launch Team, and the Spaceflori Corporation. RRAuction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: September 15 - September 22