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Spacesuits, Rover model at out-of-this-world auction in NYC

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NEW YORK — Spacesuits, a Lunar Rover model and an emblem worn by Apollo 11 astronauts on the 1969 moon flight are among nearly 300 items of space memorabilia offered up at a special sale, Bonhams auction house said on Wednesday.

The emblem, an eagle with an olive branch above the moon’s surface, was on the spacesuits worn by Apollo11 crew members Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin and is expected to fetch as much as $60,000 at the sale on April 8 in New York.

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