Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    NEIL ARMSTRONG

    Neil Armstrong and Six Additional X-15 Pilots Signed Large Photo in Framed Display. A 13.5" x 10.5" photo of a parked NASA / Air Force X-15 rocket-powered aircraft elaborately and archivally matted and framed to an overall 20.75" x 13.75". Seven of the twelve men to ever fly this plane have boldly signed in black felt tip above its image (alphabetical order):

    Neil Armstrong: Seven total flights, signed "Neil Armstrong". Astronaut.
    Scott Crossfield: Fourteen total flights, signed "Scott Crossfield".
    William H. Dana: Sixteen total flights. Signed: "Bill Dana". Astronaut wings earned.
    Joseph H. Engle: Sixteen total flights. Signed: "Joe Engle". Astronaut wings earned. Astronaut.
    William J. Knight: Sixteen total flights. Signed: "William J Knight". Astronaut wings earned.
    Milton O. Thompson: Fourteen total flights. Signed: "Milt Thompson".
    Robert M. White: Sixteen total flights. Signed: "Bob White". Astronaut wings earned.

    The X-15 rocket-powered aircraft set numerous speed and altitude records in the 1960s, reaching the edge of space and bringing back valuable data for use in developing later aircraft and spacecraft. NASA awards astronaut wings to anyone who flies above fifty miles altitude; the recipients are noted above. Of course, Neil Armstrong and Joe Engle participated also in the U.S. space program, with Armstrong earning his astronaut wings later. This is a gorgeous piece; the photo was obtained in 1993 through the Flight Test Historical Foundation at Edwards AFB. Excellent.




    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2018
    11th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,098

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 December 8 Winter Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - New York Luxury Accessories - New York.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 July 16 - 18 The Armstrong Family Collection III Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 July 16 - 18 The Armstrong Family Collection III Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $4,640,331