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The highlights of the 2021 science, sci-fi and technology auction year

The highlights of the 2021 sci...
Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 Flown LM Lunar Surface Checklist Page (1969) was sold for $143,750 at RR Auction on 21 October 2021
Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 Flown LM Lunar Surface Checklist Page (1969) was sold for $143,750 at RR Auction on 21 October 2021
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This copy of "Etymologiae" by Isidorus Hispalensis (c.560-636) was sold for $100,000 at Christie's on 23 April 2021
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This copy of "Etymologiae" by Isidorus Hispalensis (c.560-636) was sold for $100,000 at Christie's on 23 April 2021
This one page letter signed by Albert Einstein (1944) was sold for $100,000 at University Archives on 6 January 2021
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This one page letter signed by Albert Einstein (1944) was sold for $100,000 at University Archives on 6 January 2021
Two angles of "R2-SHP" (also known as "Shep") from "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" (2019). Shep was sold for $100,000 at Propstore on 1 July 2021
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Two angles of "R2-SHP" (also known as "Shep") from "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" (2019). Shep was sold for $100,000 at Propstore on 1 July 2021
This full-size "T-800 Endoskeleton" from "Terminator 2: Judgement Day" (1991) was sold for £ 75,000 ( $100,238 ) at Propstore on 11 November 2021
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This full-size "T-800 Endoskeleton" from "Terminator 2: Judgement Day" (1991) was sold for £ 75,000 ( $100,238 ) at Propstore on 11 November 2021
This "Starbug 1" filming miniature from "Red Dwarf" (T.V. Series, 1988 - present) was sold for £ 75,000 ( $100,238 ) at Propstore on 11 November 2021
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This "Starbug 1" filming miniature from "Red Dwarf" (T.V. Series, 1988 - present) was sold for £ 75,000 ( $100,238 ) at Propstore on 11 November 2021
This oversized 18 x 24 inch signed orotone print of "The Vanishing Race" (1904) by Edward S. Curtis was sold for $100,312 at Bonhams on 30 June 2021
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This oversized 18 x 24 inch signed orotone print of "The Vanishing Race" (1904) by Edward S. Curtis was sold for $100,312 at Bonhams on 30 June 2021
This full Tyrannosaurus Rex tooth was sold for $100,800 at Sotheby's on 3 December 2021
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This full Tyrannosaurus Rex tooth was sold for $100,800 at Sotheby's on 3 December 2021
This Alex Raymond Flash Gordon Sunday Comic Strip Original Art (1936) was sold for $102,000 at Heritage Auctions on 15 January 2021
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This Alex Raymond Flash Gordon Sunday Comic Strip Original Art (1936) was sold for $102,000 at Heritage Auctions on 15 January 2021
This "Zelda II: The Adventure of Link" (1988) NES Nintendo Game was sold for $102,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
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This "Zelda II: The Adventure of Link" (1988) NES Nintendo Game was sold for $102,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
Vasquez's (Jeanette Goldstein) "Lightweight M-41A Pulse Rifle" from "Aliens" (1986) was sold for $106,250 at Propstore on 1 July 2021
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Vasquez's (Jeanette Goldstein) "Lightweight M-41A Pulse Rifle" from "Aliens" (1986) was sold for $106,250 at Propstore on 1 July 2021
This autograph Einstein scientific manuscript (early draft on unified field theory - 1925) was sold for £81,250 ($107,461) at Christie's on 15 December 2021
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This autograph Einstein scientific manuscript (early draft on unified field theory - 1925) was sold for £81,250 ($107,461) at Christie's on 15 December 2021
This "2 ½-Inch Pocket Globe and Armillary Sphere" (circa 1715) by Johann Baptist Homann was sold for £ 77,750 ( $107,466 ) at Bonhams on 15 September 2021
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This "2 ½-Inch Pocket Globe and Armillary Sphere" (circa 1715) by Johann Baptist Homann was sold for £ 77,750 ( $107,466 ) at Bonhams on 15 September 2021
This set of "A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans" (1833-1835) by John Gould was sold for $108,000 at Arader Galleries on 23 January 2021
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This set of "A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans" (1833-1835) by John Gould was sold for $108,000 at Arader Galleries on 23 January 2021
This set of "Monumenti dell Egitto e Della Nubia" (Elephant folio - 1832 to 1834) by Ippolito Rosellini was sold for € 92,500 ( $108,410 ) at Fonsie Mealey on 22 September 2021
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This set of "Monumenti dell Egitto e Della Nubia" (Elephant folio - 1832 to 1834) by Ippolito Rosellini was sold for € 92,500 ( $108,410 ) at Fonsie Mealey on 22 September 2021
This "Logica vetus" (parchment manuscript , around 1250) by Aristotle was sold for €90,000 ($109,881) at Ketterer Kunst Doerling on 31 May 2021
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This "Logica vetus" (parchment manuscript , around 1250) by Aristotle was sold for €90,000 ($109,881) at Ketterer Kunst Doerling on 31 May 2021
This Pokémon Blue Version (1998) GameBoy Nintendo Game was sold for $114,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
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This Pokémon Blue Version (1998) GameBoy Nintendo Game was sold for $114,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
This copy of "A Monograph of the Phasianidae, or Family of the Pheasants" (1870-1872) by Daniel Giraud Elliot, was sold for £ 81,900 ( $115,004 ) at Sotheby's on 13 May 2021
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This copy of "A Monograph of the Phasianidae, or Family of the Pheasants" (1870-1872) by Daniel Giraud Elliot, was sold for £ 81,900 ( $115,004 ) at Sotheby's on 13 May 2021
This copy of "Le Theatre du Monde" (1643-1645) by Willem and Joan Blaeu was sold for £81,900 ($115,004) at Sotheby's on 13 May 2021
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This copy of "Le Theatre du Monde" (1643-1645) by Willem and Joan Blaeu was sold for £81,900 ($115,004) at Sotheby's on 13 May 2021
This "Tony Stark" (Robert Downey Jr) "Mark 42 Iron Man" helmet from "Iron Man 3" (Marvel, 2013) was sold for $115,625 at Heritage Auctions on 16 July 2021
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This "Tony Stark" (Robert Downey Jr) "Mark 42 Iron Man" helmet from "Iron Man 3" (Marvel, 2013) was sold for $115,625 at Heritage Auctions on 16 July 2021
This signed Albert Einstein letter (1919) was sold for €104,125 ($117,880) at International Autograph Auctions on 2 December 2021
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This signed Albert Einstein letter (1919) was sold for €104,125 ($117,880) at International Autograph Auctions on 2 December 2021
This Isaac Newton Autograph Manuscript Relating to the Principia (C. 1715-25) was sold for $118,750 at University Archives on 26 May 2021
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This Isaac Newton Autograph Manuscript Relating to the Principia (C. 1715-25) was sold for $118,750 at University Archives on 26 May 2021
This Krechet-94 ("Gyrfalcon") lunar spacesuit (1962) was sold for $119,700 at Sotheby's on 20 July 2021
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This Krechet-94 ("Gyrfalcon") lunar spacesuit (1962) was sold for $119,700 at Sotheby's on 20 July 2021
This First issue of "Geographical, Historical, Political, Philosophical and Mechanical Essays" (1755) by Lewis Evans was sold for $119,700 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
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This First issue of "Geographical, Historical, Political, Philosophical and Mechanical Essays" (1755) by Lewis Evans was sold for $119,700 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
This copy of "A Collection of Portraits of the Most Celebrated Chiefs of the North American Indians" (1836–1838) by James Otto Lewis was sold for $119,700 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
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This copy of "A Collection of Portraits of the Most Celebrated Chiefs of the North American Indians" (1836–1838) by James Otto Lewis was sold for $119,700 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
Albert Einstein's Pipes and Menorah Pipe Holder were sold for $125,000 at RR Auction on 25 September 2021
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Albert Einstein's Pipes and Menorah Pipe Holder were sold for $125,000 at RR Auction on 25 September 2021
This Apollo 11 Vintage NASA "Red Number" Color Photo was sold for $125,000 at Heritage Auctions on 24 September 2021
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This Apollo 11 Vintage NASA "Red Number" Color Photo was sold for $125,000 at Heritage Auctions on 24 September 2021
Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 Flown Flight Plan Page (1969) was sold for $129,694 at RR Auction on 21 October 2021
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Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 Flown Flight Plan Page (1969) was sold for $129,694 at RR Auction on 21 October 2021
Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 Flown Flight Plan Page (1969) was sold for $129,694 at RR Auction on 21 October 2021
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Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 Flown Flight Plan Page (1969) was sold for $129,694 at RR Auction on 21 October 2021
Alan Turing Autograph four-page analysis of the Monte-Carlo betting system (1933) was sold for £94,000 ($129,927) at Bonhams on 15 September 2021
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Alan Turing Autograph four-page analysis of the Monte-Carlo betting system (1933) was sold for £94,000 ($129,927) at Bonhams on 15 September 2021
This set of "Birds of Great Britain" (1862 -1873) by John Gould was sold for $132,000 at Arader Galleries on 23 January 2021
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This set of "Birds of Great Britain" (1862 -1873) by John Gould was sold for $132,000 at Arader Galleries on 23 January 2021
This "Metroid" (1987) NES Nintendo Game was sold for $132,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
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This "Metroid" (1987) NES Nintendo Game was sold for $132,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
"128K Macintosh Motherboard Display", signed by Steve Jobs and Jef Raskin (1989), was sold for $132,049 at RR Auction on 19 August 2021
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"128K Macintosh Motherboard Display", signed by Steve Jobs and Jef Raskin (1989), was sold for $132,049 at RR Auction on 19 August 2021
"Da Qing wannian yitong dili quantu" (19th century) by Huang Qianren was sold for £94,500 ($132,697) at Sotheby's on 13 May 2021
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"Da Qing wannian yitong dili quantu" (19th century) by Huang Qianren was sold for £94,500 ($132,697) at Sotheby's on 13 May 2021
This copy of "Dialogo" (1632) by Galileo Galilei was sold for $137,500 at Christie's on 15 October 2021
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This copy of "Dialogo" (1632) by Galileo Galilei was sold for $137,500 at Christie's on 15 October 2021
This set of the "A Map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish Settlements Adjacent thereto" (1733) by Henry Popple was sold for $138,600 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
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This set of the "A Map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish Settlements Adjacent thereto" (1733) by Henry Popple was sold for $138,600 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
This set of "Les Voyages de la Nouvelle France occidentale" (1632) by Samuel de Champlain was sold for $138,600 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
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This set of "Les Voyages de la Nouvelle France occidentale" (1632) by Samuel de Champlain was sold for $138,600 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
This "A Map of the British and French Dominions in North America" (1755) by John Mitchell was sold for $138,600 at Sotheby's on 16 July 2021
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This "A Map of the British and French Dominions in North America" (1755) by John Mitchell was sold for $138,600 at Sotheby's on 16 July 2021
This copy of "Les Grands Voyages" (1590-1624) by Theodor, Johann Theodor and Johann Israel de Bry was sold for $138,600 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
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This copy of "Les Grands Voyages" (1590-1624) by Theodor, Johann Theodor and Johann Israel de Bry was sold for $138,600 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 Flown LM Lunar Surface Checklist Page (1969) was sold for $143,750 at RR Auction on 21 October 2021
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Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 Flown LM Lunar Surface Checklist Page (1969) was sold for $143,750 at RR Auction on 21 October 2021
This original cover art for "Star Wars: Heir to the Empire" #1 of 6 (Dark Horse Comics, 1995) by Mathieu Lauffray was sold for $143,750 at Heritage Auctions on 3 October 2021
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This original cover art for "Star Wars: Heir to the Empire" #1 of 6 (Dark Horse Comics, 1995) by Mathieu Lauffray was sold for $143,750 at Heritage Auctions on 3 October 2021
This copy of "Novum ac magnum theatrum urbium Belgicae" & "Belgicae liberae ac foederatae" (1649) by Joan Blaeu was sold for €106,250 ($143,894) at Marc van de Wiele Auctions on 2 October 2021
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This copy of "Novum ac magnum theatrum urbium Belgicae" & "Belgicae liberae ac foederatae" (1649) by Joan Blaeu was sold for €106,250 ($143,894) at Marc van de Wiele Auctions on 2 October 2021
This "De Wit's Composite Atlas" (1715) by Frederick De Wit was sold for $144,000 at Arader Galleries on 11 December 2021
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This "De Wit's Composite Atlas" (1715) by Frederick De Wit was sold for $144,000 at Arader Galleries on 11 December 2021
This "Final Fantasy VII" (1997) PS1 Game was sold for $144,000 at Heritage Auctions on 11 July 2021
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This "Final Fantasy VII" (1997) PS1 Game was sold for $144,000 at Heritage Auctions on 11 July 2021
This "Mega Man" (1987) NES Game was sold for $144,000 at Heritage Auctions on 2 April 2021
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This "Mega Man" (1987) NES Game was sold for $144,000 at Heritage Auctions on 2 April 2021
This "Tomb Raider" (1996) PS1 Game was sold for $144,000 at Heritage Auctions on 11 July 2021
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This "Tomb Raider" (1996) PS1 Game was sold for $144,000 at Heritage Auctions on 11 July 2021
This "Super Smash Bros." (1999) N64 Nintendo game was sold for $144,000 at Heritage Auctions on 11 July 2021
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This "Super Smash Bros." (1999) N64 Nintendo game was sold for $144,000 at Heritage Auctions on 11 July 2021
This autograph letter signed by Charles Darwin (1860) describing the success of his "Origin of Species" book was sold for $144,020 at RR Auction on 8 December 2021
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This autograph letter signed by Charles Darwin (1860) describing the success of his "Origin of Species" book was sold for $144,020 at RR Auction on 8 December 2021
This copy of "Collection of travels by Mr Thevenot" (1681) by Melchisédech Thévenot was sold for $144,900 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
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This copy of "Collection of travels by Mr Thevenot" (1681) by Melchisédech Thévenot was sold for $144,900 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
This autograph manuscript draft of a scientific paper on Unified Field Theory (early 1940s) by Albert Einstein was sold for £106,250 ($147,114) at Christie's on 14 July 2021
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This autograph manuscript draft of a scientific paper on Unified Field Theory (early 1940s) by Albert Einstein was sold for £106,250 ($147,114) at Christie's on 14 July 2021
This copy of "Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle" (1839) by Charles Darwin and Robert Fitzroy was sold for £106,250 ($147,114) at Christie's on 14 July 2021
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This copy of "Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle" (1839) by Charles Darwin and Robert Fitzroy was sold for £106,250 ($147,114) at Christie's on 14 July 2021
This "Contra" (1988) NES Konami Game was sold for $150,000 at Heritage Auctions on 9 July 2021
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This "Contra" (1988) NES Konami Game was sold for $150,000 at Heritage Auctions on 9 July 2021
This one Sheet (27" X 41") poster for "The Wolf Man" (Universal 1941) was sold for $150,000 at Heritage Auctions on 4 November 2021
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This one Sheet (27" X 41") poster for "The Wolf Man" (Universal 1941) was sold for $150,000 at Heritage Auctions on 4 November 2021
This original art for book dust jacket of "At the Earth's Core" (1922) by James Allen St. John was sold for $150,000 at Heritage Auctions on 4 October 2021
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This original art for book dust jacket of "At the Earth's Core" (1922) by James Allen St. John was sold for $150,000 at Heritage Auctions on 4 October 2021
This original art for the book dust jacket for "The Chessmen of Mars" (1922) by James Allen St. John was sold for $150,000 at Heritage Auctions on 4 October 2021
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This original art for the book dust jacket for "The Chessmen of Mars" (1922) by James Allen St. John was sold for $150,000 at Heritage Auctions on 4 October 2021
This NFT of the world's first SMS ("Merry Christmas") was sold for €132,680 ($150,260) at Aguttes on 22 December 2021
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This NFT of the world's first SMS ("Merry Christmas") was sold for €132,680 ($150,260) at Aguttes on 22 December 2021
This Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767, was sold for $151,200 at Doyle New York on 29 April 2021
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This Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767, was sold for $151,200 at Doyle New York on 29 April 2021
This copy of John Graves Simcoe's privately printed journal of the American Revolution (1787) was sold for $151,200 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
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This copy of John Graves Simcoe's privately printed journal of the American Revolution (1787) was sold for $151,200 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
This set of three torpedo boat navigator's silver open-faced Patek Philippe watches (1912) was sold for $151,200 at Sotheby's on 9 December 2021
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This set of three torpedo boat navigator's silver open-faced Patek Philippe watches (1912) was sold for $151,200 at Sotheby's on 9 December 2021
This autograph and signed Albert Einstein letter with Gravitational Field Equations (1933) was sold for $152,920 at RR Auction on 20 May 2021
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This autograph and signed Albert Einstein letter with Gravitational Field Equations (1933) was sold for $152,920 at RR Auction on 20 May 2021
This early 19th century Planetarium, Lunarium, And Tellurium by Thomas Blunt was sold for £112,750 ($155,843) at Bonhams on 15 September 2021
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This early 19th century Planetarium, Lunarium, And Tellurium by Thomas Blunt was sold for £112,750 ($155,843) at Bonhams on 15 September 2021
This Pokémon Red Version (1998) Nintendo GameBoy game was sold for $156,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
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This Pokémon Red Version (1998) Nintendo GameBoy game was sold for $156,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
This Malling-Hansen "Writing Ball" (1867) was sold for €135,000 ($158,234) at Auction Team Breker on 25 September 2021
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This Malling-Hansen "Writing Ball" (1867) was sold for €135,000 ($158,234) at Auction Team Breker on 25 September 2021
This copy of "Versuche über Pflanzen-Hybriden" (1865-66) by Gregor Mendel was sold for €143,750 ($162,136) at Ketterer Kunst on 29 November 2021
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This copy of "Versuche über Pflanzen-Hybriden" (1865-66) by Gregor Mendel was sold for €143,750 ($162,136) at Ketterer Kunst on 29 November 2021
The Star Wars Boba Fett Rocket-Firing Prototype Action Figure on the left was sold for $165,200 at Hakes on 30 June 2021. The fully-colored version at right sold at Hake's two years ago when it fetched $185,850.
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The Star Wars Boba Fett Rocket-Firing Prototype Action Figure on the left was sold for $165,200 at Hakes on 30 June 2021. The fully-colored version at right sold at Hake's two years ago when it fetched $185,850.
This copy of "Birds of Europe" (1832-1837) by John Gould was sold for $168,000 at Arader Galleries on 24 January 2021
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This copy of "Birds of Europe" (1832-1837) by John Gould was sold for $168,000 at Arader Galleries on 24 January 2021
This set of "Description de l'Egypte" (Second edition 1820-1830) was sold for $175,000 at Christie's on 15 October 2021
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This set of "Description de l'Egypte" (Second edition 1820-1830) was sold for $175,000 at Christie's on 15 October 2021
This Stormtrooper Helmet from "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi" (1983) was sold for £131,250 ($175,416) at Propstore on 11 November 2021
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This Stormtrooper Helmet from "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi" (1983) was sold for £131,250 ($175,416) at Propstore on 11 November 2021
This copy of "Essay on the Principle of Population"(1798) by Thomas Malthus was sold for $187,500 at Christie's on 15 October 2021
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This copy of "Essay on the Principle of Population"(1798) by Thomas Malthus was sold for $187,500 at Christie's on 15 October 2021
This Nintendo World Championships 1990 Grey - Wata 8.0 Cart [#0273] for NES Nintendo was sold for $180,000 at Heritage Auctions on 9 July 2021
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This Nintendo World Championships 1990 Grey - Wata 8.0 Cart [#0273] for NES Nintendo was sold for $180,000 at Heritage Auctions on 9 July 2021
Jimmy Wales’s personal iMac used in the creation of Wikipedia was sold for $187,500 at Christie's on 16 December 2021
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Jimmy Wales’s personal iMac used in the creation of Wikipedia was sold for $187,500 at Christie's on 16 December 2021
This Christopher Reeve's "Superman" Costume from "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace" (Warner Bros., 1987) was sold for $187,500 at Heritage Auctions on 7 November 2021
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This Christopher Reeve's "Superman" Costume from "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace" (Warner Bros., 1987) was sold for $187,500 at Heritage Auctions on 7 November 2021
This copy of "Discours de la méthode pour bien conduire sa raison" (1637) by René Descartes was sold for £137,500 ($190,383) at Christie's on 14 July 2021
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This copy of "Discours de la méthode pour bien conduire sa raison" (1637) by René Descartes was sold for £137,500 ($190,383) at Christie's on 14 July 2021
This "GoldenEye 007" (1997) Nintendo N64 Game was sold for $192,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
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This "GoldenEye 007" (1997) Nintendo N64 Game was sold for $192,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
This "16th-century terrestrial globe" by Francois Demongenet was sold for £145,000 ($192,952) at Hanson's on 16 December 2021
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This "16th-century terrestrial globe" by Francois Demongenet was sold for £145,000 ($192,952) at Hanson's on 16 December 2021
This Autograph letter signed ‘A. Einstein' (1915) was sold for £150,000 ($198,390) at Christie's on 15 December 2021
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This Autograph letter signed ‘A. Einstein' (1915) was sold for £150,000 ($198,390) at Christie's on 15 December 2021
This copy of "Kunyu Wanguo Quantu" (late 17th/early 18th century) was sold for $200,000 at Christie's on 15 October 2021
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This copy of "Kunyu Wanguo Quantu" (late 17th/early 18th century) was sold for $200,000 at Christie's on 15 October 2021
This copy of “The Wealth of Nations" (1776) by Adam Smith was sold for $200,000 at Christie's on 14 September 2021
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This copy of “The Wealth of Nations" (1776) by Adam Smith was sold for $200,000 at Christie's on 14 September 2021
This Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak Signed Issue of Macworld #1 (February 1984) was sold for $201,021 at RR Auction on 19 August 2021
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This Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak Signed Issue of Macworld #1 (February 1984) was sold for $201,021 at RR Auction on 19 August 2021
This First Edition copy of "Les voyages du sieur de Champlain Xaintongeois" (1613) by Samuel de Champlain was sold for $201,600 at Freemans on 18 February 2021
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This First Edition copy of "Les voyages du sieur de Champlain Xaintongeois" (1613) by Samuel de Champlain was sold for $201,600 at Freemans on 18 February 2021
This large (21 inch - 53.3 cm) Iridescent Ammonite was sold for $201,600 at Sotheby's on 3 December 2021
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This large (21 inch - 53.3 cm) Iridescent Ammonite was sold for $201,600 at Sotheby's on 3 December 2021
The "Final Fantasy" (1990) NES Nintendo game was sold for $204,000 at Heritage Auctions on 9 July 2021
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The "Final Fantasy" (1990) NES Nintendo game was sold for $204,000 at Heritage Auctions on 9 July 2021
This lunar panorama (The First Earthrise recorded by Mankind, 23 August 1966) was sold for £150,000 ($206,475) at Christie's on 26 October 2021
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This lunar panorama (The First Earthrise recorded by Mankind, 23 August 1966) was sold for £150,000 ($206,475) at Christie's on 26 October 2021
This "Eagle Transporter" filming miniature from "Space: 1999" (T.V. SERIES, 1975 - 1977) was sold for £156,250 ($208,828) at Propstore on 11 November 2021
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This "Eagle Transporter" filming miniature from "Space: 1999" (T.V. SERIES, 1975 - 1977) was sold for £156,250 ($208,828) at Propstore on 11 November 2021
This NeXSTEP software package (1993) signed by Steve Jobs was sold for $210,235 at RR Auction on 19 August 2021
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This NeXSTEP software package (1993) signed by Steve Jobs was sold for $210,235 at RR Auction on 19 August 2021
This autograph signed letter by Charles Darwin to British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace (1872) was sold for £162,500 ($214,923) at Christie's on 15 December 2021
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This autograph signed letter by Charles Darwin to British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace (1872) was sold for £162,500 ($214,923) at Christie's on 15 December 2021
This "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time" (1998) N64 Nintendo game was sold for $228,000 at Heritage Auctions on 11 July 2021
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This "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time" (1998) N64 Nintendo game was sold for $228,000 at Heritage Auctions on 11 July 2021
This copy of "Theatrum orbis terrarum" (1592) by Abraham Ortelius was sold for $237,500 at Christie's on 15 October 2021
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This copy of "Theatrum orbis terrarum" (1592) by Abraham Ortelius was sold for $237,500 at Christie's on 15 October 2021
This collection of Jean-Luc Picard's (Patrick Stewart) Ressikan Flute, Box and Costume Continuity Script from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (T.V. SERIES, 1987 - 1994) was sold for $237,500 at Propstore on 1 July 2021
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This collection of Jean-Luc Picard's (Patrick Stewart) Ressikan Flute, Box and Costume Continuity Script from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (T.V. SERIES, 1987 - 1994) was sold for $237,500 at Propstore on 1 July 2021
"Untitled (Banana)" (1985) by Andy Warhol was sold for $250,000 at Christie's on 27 May 2021
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"Untitled (Banana)" (1985) by Andy Warhol was sold for $250,000 at Christie's on 27 May 2021
This 1836 Joseph Chadwick Map of Col. James Fannin's Defenses at Fort Defiance, the site of the Battle of Goliad, was sold for $250,000 at Heritage Auctions on 28 February 2021
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This 1836 Joseph Chadwick Map of Col. James Fannin's Defenses at Fort Defiance, the site of the Battle of Goliad, was sold for $250,000 at Heritage Auctions on 28 February 2021

This "Type-2 Phaser Pistol" from "Star Trek: The Original Series" (Paramount, 1966-1969) was sold for $250,000 at Heritage Auctions on 16 July 2021
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This "Type-2 Phaser Pistol" from "Star Trek: The Original Series" (Paramount, 1966-1969) was sold for $250,000 at Heritage Auctions on 16 July 2021
Andy Warhol's Bust of Leonardo da Vinci (ca 18th century) was sold for $252,000 at Sotheby's on 28 April 2021
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Andy Warhol's Bust of Leonardo da Vinci (ca 18th century) was sold for $252,000 at Sotheby's on 28 April 2021
This copy of "Relation de ce qui s'est passé en la Nouvelle France en l'année 1639 … and 1640, and ..." (1641-1673) was sold for €226,800 ($256,556) at Sotheby's on 8 December 2021
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This copy of "Relation de ce qui s'est passé en la Nouvelle France en l'année 1639 … and 1640, and ..." (1641-1673) was sold for €226,800 ($256,556) at Sotheby's on 8 December 2021
This copy of 2 ¾-inch Pocket Globe (circa 1675) by Joseph Moxon was sold for £187,750 ($259,508) at Bonhams on 15 September 2021
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This copy of 2 ¾-inch Pocket Globe (circa 1675) by Joseph Moxon was sold for £187,750 ($259,508) at Bonhams on 15 September 2021
This "Resident Evil" (1996) Sony Playstation PS1 Game was sold for $264,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
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This "Resident Evil" (1996) Sony Playstation PS1 Game was sold for $264,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
This copy of "On Computable Numbers” (1936) by Alan Turing was sold for £200,000 ($264,520) at Christie's on 15 December 2021
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This copy of "On Computable Numbers” (1936) by Alan Turing was sold for £200,000 ($264,520) at Christie's on 15 December 2021
This 1980 Nobel Prize awarded to The Father of Immunogenetics, George Snell, was sold for $275,000 at Nate D Sanders on 28 October 2021
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This 1980 Nobel Prize awarded to The Father of Immunogenetics, George Snell, was sold for $275,000 at Nate D Sanders on 28 October 2021
This copy of "Harmonia Macrocosmica" (1661) by Andreas Cellarius was sold for £212,500 ($281,053) at Christie's on 15 December 2021
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This copy of "Harmonia Macrocosmica" (1661) by Andreas Cellarius was sold for £212,500 ($281,053) at Christie's on 15 December 2021
At left is the most valuable single page sold from a copy of “Birds of America” this year - the “Snowy Heron or White Egret” (Plate 242) which fetched $295,200 ($240,000 plus 23% Buyers Premium) at Arader Galleries, Other top sales of plates from “Birds of America” include (clockwise) “White Pelican” (Plate 311) which fetched $271,830, “Snowy Owl” (Plate 121)which fetched $196,800, “Iceland or Jer Falcon” (Plate 366) which fetched $199,875, and “Whooping Crane” (Plate 226) which fetched $221,400.
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At left is the most valuable single page sold from a copy of “Birds of America” this year - the “Snowy Heron or White Egret” (Plate 242) which fetched $295,200 ($240,000 plus 23% Buyers Premium) at Arader Galleries, Other top sales of plates from “Birds of America” include (clockwise) “White Pelican” (Plate 311) which fetched $271,830, “Snowy Owl” (Plate 121)which fetched $196,800, “Iceland or Jer Falcon” (Plate 366) which fetched $199,875, and “Whooping Crane” (Plate 226) which fetched $221,400.
This fully-functioning 1935 Enigma I cipher machine used by the German military in WWII was sold for $299,981 at RR Auction on 12 May 2021
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This fully-functioning 1935 Enigma I cipher machine used by the German military in WWII was sold for $299,981 at RR Auction on 12 May 2021
This copy of "Elementa Geometriae" (1482) by Euclid was sold for $300,000 at Christie's on 14 September 2021
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This copy of "Elementa Geometriae" (1482) by Euclid was sold for $300,000 at Christie's on 14 September 2021
Anakin Skywalker's (Hayden Christensen) Lightsaber from "Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith" (2005) was sold for £225,000 ($300,713) at Propstore on 11 November 2021
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Anakin Skywalker's (Hayden Christensen) Lightsaber from "Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith" (2005) was sold for £225,000 ($300,713) at Propstore on 11 November 2021
This "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!" (1987) NES Nintendo game was sold for $312,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
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This "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!" (1987) NES Nintendo game was sold for $312,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
This "Sonic the Hedgehog" (1991) Genesis Sega game was sold for $312,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
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This "Sonic the Hedgehog" (1991) Genesis Sega game was sold for $312,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
This 1990 Nobel Prize Awarded to the Scientist Who Developed Bone Marrow Transplants as a Treatment for Leukemia was sold for $312,000 at Nate D Sanders on 9 December 2021
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This 1990 Nobel Prize Awarded to the Scientist Who Developed Bone Marrow Transplants as a Treatment for Leukemia was sold for $312,000 at Nate D Sanders on 9 December 2021
This Light-up ILM X-wing Filming Miniature from "Star Wars - Return of the Jedi" (1983) was sold for £237,500 ($317,419) at Propstore on 11 November 2021
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This Light-up ILM X-wing Filming Miniature from "Star Wars - Return of the Jedi" (1983) was sold for £237,500 ($317,419) at Propstore on 11 November 2021
This "Super Mario Bros. 2" (1988) NES Nintendo game was sold for $324,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
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This "Super Mario Bros. 2" (1988) NES Nintendo game was sold for $324,000 at Heritage Auctions on 29 October 2021
This sphere cut from the Seymchan Meteorite was sold for $325,000 at Christie's on 23 February 2021
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This sphere cut from the Seymchan Meteorite was sold for $325,000 at Christie's on 23 February 2021
Steve Jobs’ job application (1973) including NFT sold for $343,000 on 28 July 2021
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Steve Jobs’ job application (1973) including NFT sold for $343,000 on 28 July 2021
This sphere cut from the Muonionalusta Meteorite was sold for $350,000 at Christie's on 23 February 2021
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This sphere cut from the Muonionalusta Meteorite was sold for $350,000 at Christie's on 23 February 2021
George Reeves' "Superman" costume from "Adventures of Superman" (Warner Bros. TV, 1952-58) was sold for $350,000 at Heritage Auctions on 7 November 2021
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George Reeves' "Superman" costume from "Adventures of Superman" (Warner Bros. TV, 1952-58) was sold for $350,000 at Heritage Auctions on 7 November 2021
This Queen Anne ebony quarter table clock (circa 1707) was sold for £264,600 ($350,701) at Sotheby's on 7 December 2021
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This Queen Anne ebony quarter table clock (circa 1707) was sold for £264,600 ($350,701) at Sotheby's on 7 December 2021
This October 1781 Yorktown Campaign Map from the personal archive of the Comte de Rochambeau was sold for $352,800 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
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This October 1781 Yorktown Campaign Map from the personal archive of the Comte de Rochambeau was sold for $352,800 at Sotheby's on 13 April 2021
This sealed, players-choice copy of "Super Mario World" (1991) for SNES was sold for $360,000 at Heritage Auctions on 9 July 2021
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This sealed, players-choice copy of "Super Mario World" (1991) for SNES was sold for $360,000 at Heritage Auctions on 9 July 2021
This copy of "Civitates orbis terrarium" (1597-c.1606) by Georg Braun & Franz Hogenberg was sold for £277,200 ($389,244) at Sotheby's on 13 May 2021
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This copy of "Civitates orbis terrarium" (1597-c.1606) by Georg Braun & Franz Hogenberg was sold for £277,200 ($389,244) at Sotheby's on 13 May 2021
This copy of "De revolutionibus orbium coelestium" (1543) by Nicolaus Copernicus was sold for £277,200 ($392,598) at Sotheby's on 25 May 2021
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This copy of "De revolutionibus orbium coelestium" (1543) by Nicolaus Copernicus was sold for £277,200 ($392,598) at Sotheby's on 25 May 2021
This massive 139 kg natural sculpture from the Gibeon Meteorite was sold for $437,000 at Christie's on 23 February 2021
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This massive 139 kg natural sculpture from the Gibeon Meteorite was sold for $437,000 at Christie's on 23 February 2021
This fully-operational Enigma I WW2 cipher machine was sold for $441,000 at Sotheby's on 28 April 2021
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This fully-operational Enigma I WW2 cipher machine was sold for $441,000 at Sotheby's on 28 April 2021
Matthew Flinders copy of "Encyclopaedia Britannica" was sold for £343,750 ($454,644) at Christie's on 15 December 2021
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Matthew Flinders copy of "Encyclopaedia Britannica" was sold for £343,750 ($454,644) at Christie's on 15 December 2021