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Apollo 11 Original moon landing recordings, bought it for $217 in 1976 and were sold at an auction for $1.82 M

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The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Neil Armstrong’s sons, Mark and Rick will describe the day their father walked on the Moon.

A set of original tape recordings of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which was purchased for $217.77 at a government surplus auction for a former NASA within the 1970’s, have been sold at auction for $1.82 M.

The unrestored, untouched, and unremastered tapes can be described as “the oldest, clearest, and most precise surviving video footage of the man’s first steps on the moon,” by the auction house Sotheby’s.

The bonds, which will have a duration of 2 hours and 24 minutes, and had a pre-sale estimate of $1 million to $2 million. The artifacts, which were auctioned in New York on Saturday for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

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Seen only three times since they were purchased directly from the us at auction in 1976 to the bands, the sole survivor of the first generation of the images of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon, which, according to the auction house.

All three bands have been purchased for $217.77 at a government surplus auction, in 1976.
(Sotheby’s)

The tapes are from the collection of Gary and George, that purchased, as it is a part of the us. In June of 1976, and George was followed by an auction in Houston, texas Ellington Air Force Base, where he was a party to some of 1,150 rolls of magnetic tape, which is “the possession of an Agency Or Reporting Office,” was featured as NASA’s.

“Under the roll, about sixty-five boxes of 2-inch reel-to-reel tapes of the type used in television stations,” explained Sotheby’s, in a statement, noting that George will is scheduled to be sold and used tires, that would have to be re-recorded for the local TV stations.

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However, after the sale of a certain number of links, and the donation of the others, Lamar University, as well as a local church, George’s father, and he saw that three of the boxes were labeled: “the APOLLO 11 EVA | July 20, 1969, REEL 1 [-3],” and “VR2000 525 Hi-Band 15 fame.”

One of the original tapes of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
(Sotheby’s)

EVA refers to Extra-Vehicular Activity, is the famous period of time in which Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin spent on the lunar surface, outside of the Eagle lander. The EVA lasted only 2 hours, 31 minutes and 40 seconds.

“To think that those links may be worth hanging on to, and George bailed out of the three boxes, so they’re a little quiet at the beginning of 2008, when he became aware that the us is trying to find the original slow-scan tapes of the Apollo 11 EVA (Extravehicular Activity) in anticipation of the 40th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing,” says Sotheby’s.

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George was looking for a studio with equipment that is well suited for the playing from the bands, and, in October 2008, she played the DC Video, it is possible for the first time since it was made. Found to be in “perfect condition” and they tyres are once again played out in the next month, and have been digitized. “This is the last time, these reel-to-reel tapes were played to the Sotheby’s specialists to confirm the quality before the auction,” according to the auction house.

The unrestored, untouched, and unremastered tapes can be described as “the oldest, clearest, and most precise surviving video footage of the man’s first steps on the moon,” by the auction house Sotheby’s.
(Sotheby’s)

The mission is still a source of fascination. A very rare signed photo of Apollo 11 astronaut, Armstrong was making his giant leap for mankind ” was recently sold in a separate auction for $52,247.

Last year, in a checklist, which came to the surface of the Moon, with Armstrong and Aldrin were sold at an auction in New York for $62,500.

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In 2017, there is a bag of Moondust filled in by Armstrong, and was sold by the auction house Sotheby’s auction for $1.8 million.

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