Earhart’s goggles fetch $141,000 in auction

Profiles in History, an auctioneer of Hollywood and other memorabilia, recently auctioned items totalling $5 million, including $141,600 for the goggles Amelia Earhart wore during her historic 1932 solo transatlantic flight.

Earhart 3Also sold at the auction were astronaut Gus Grissom’s Mercury flight suit ($47,200) and the baseball cap Neil Armstrong wore after splash-down and recovery from the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon ($14,160).

For more information: ProfilesInHistory.com

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