Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Lockheed F-104 Starfighter: Set of Four Original 1956 Flight Test Schematics Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Each Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. Each of these 8.5" x 11" prints depict a separate system of the JF-104A aircraft: "Propellant Pressure System"; "Pitch and Yaw Propellant System (Nose Cone)"; "Serco System and Electrical Schematic"; and "Cockpit Pressure Schedule". Armstrong served as project pilot on the Century Series of fighters of which the F-104 was part. This was the type of plane involved in the 1962 "Nellis Affair" in which Armstrong made a "rough" landing at Nellis AFB which led to a series of similar problems by Milt Thompson and Bill Dana who were sent to collect him. Interesting and early in his career. Very fine, sealed in numbered archival sleeves. This lot will include Statements of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

    Learn more about Collectibles Authentication Guaranty (CAG).

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 531

    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 on Nov 1, 2018 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    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
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 December 12 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction .

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search