RR Auction Home
Our Current Auction is Closed

Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About Us   Featured Lots 
Bidder Login

New Bidder Registration
Forgot your password?

The Current Auction
Bidding is Closed
Advanced Search
By Item Number
Gallery Search
Past Auction Search
How Do I Bid?
What is BidTracker™?
New Bidder Registration
The 30-Minute Rule
Terms and Conditions
New to RR Auction?
About Us
Register to Bid
Jobs at RR Auction
Press Releases
Consign to RR Auction
How to Consign
2019-2020 Auction Calendar
Nov 21
Dec 4
Dec 12
Jan 8
Jan 16
Jan 23
Feb 5
Feb 13
Mar 4
Feb 22
Mar 12
Mar 19
Apr 8
Apr 16
May 6
May 14
Jun 10
Jun 18
Jul 8
Jul 16
Aug 5
Aug 13
Sep 9
Sep 17
Oct 7
Oct 15
Nov 4
Nov 12
Dec 2
Dec 10
  View All Dates & Deadlines

Item 6042 - Mercury-Redstone Capsule Life-Sized Replica Catalog 474 (Apr 2016)

Back To Previous Page
(we are no longer accepting bids on this item)
Minimum Bid: $10,000.00
Sold Price: $38,452.75 (includes buyer's premium)


Original one-of-a-kind 1/1 scale precision model of a Mercury-Redstone Space Capsule. The outside of the capsule has "United States" in white capital letters and a vivid American flag. "Glenn" is painted in black in capital letters inside and the majority of the detailed internal instrument panels are also included, though one panel is missing. The impressively gigantic red escape tower made to sit atop the capsule is additionally present. This is an extremely rare and desirable find since models of this size and caliber are almost never available for private ownership and usually only exhibited in Air & Space museums. Capsule is believed to have been likely purchased at the Charles Bell Estate Auction in Florida. Item is sold as is and is available for in-person inspection in Woodland Hills, California.

Bidding note: as mentioned above, this item is currently stored in California, and the buyer is responsible for all shipping costs. RR Auction will help facilitate the relocation of this capsule. Please email Bobby@RRAuction.com for a shipping quote.

Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.

You must be a registered user and logged in to view Past Auction Item Images

If you do not currently have an account, click here to go to our secure registration page.

Important Information

Tips For Consignors


For a complete list of auction beginning and ending dates, check our dates and deadlines page.