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The Man Who Paid $1.2 Million for a Sneaker Collection Knows How to Spot a Good Investment

And in paying $437,500 for just one of those pairs of sneakers, he also broke an auction record.
Original videotape of Apollo landing sells at auction for a cool $1.8 million

Original videotape of Apollo landing sells at auction for a cool $1.8 million

An original videotape of the moon landing has sold at auction for $1.8 million. After NASA's copies of the Apollo mission were recorded over, these tapes became the only surviving original copies of
Original Apollo 11 landing videotapes sell for $1.8M

Original Apollo 11 landing videotapes sell for $1.8M

VCRs didn't really exist when the first men walked on the moon, but NASA was ahead of the curve and recorded the event for posterity on videotapes — which just sold at auction for $1.8 million. The
Former NASA Intern Scores $1.82 Million for Moon Landing Tapes He Bought at Auction

Former NASA Intern Scores $1.82 Million for Moon Landing Tapes He Bought at Auction

Former NASA intern Gary George sold off three of the agency’s videotapes of the Apollo 11 moon landing for $1.82 million at auction house Sotheby’s on Saturday, the 50th anniversary of the event, CNN
Former NASA Intern Scores $1.82 Million for Moon Landing Tapes He Bought at Auction

Former NASA Intern Scores $1.82 Million for Moon Landing Tapes He Bought at Auction

Former NASA intern Gary George sold off three of the agency’s videotapes of the Apollo 11 moon landing for $1.82 million at auction house Sotheby’s on Saturday, the 50th anniversary of the event, CNN

When Corporate Lobbies Started to Look Like Museum Galleries

Big business loves to flash cultural credentials
One guy paid $850,000 for a rare sneaker collection being auctioned by Sotheby’s

One guy paid $850,000 for a rare sneaker collection being auctioned by Sotheby’s

There's only one pair of shoes he couldn't buy, and they're arguably the pinnacle of the collection.
Collector Buys Every Shoe (Except the Rarest One) at Stadium Goods x Sotheby’s Auction

Collector Buys Every Shoe (Except the Rarest One) at Stadium Goods x Sotheby’s Auction

Last week, Stadium Goods announced their partnership with auction house Sotheby’s, for an online auction featuring what they described as 100 of the rarest sneakers ever produced. The 41 total lots
Guess how much people are willing to pay for Moon landing memorabilia

Guess how much people are willing to pay for Moon landing memorabilia

Can you guess the asking prices for the Apollo 11 flight plan, an uneaten space brownie, and a piece of the Moon? Take our lunar memorabilia quiz to find out.

How Moon-Landing Tapes Found in a $218 Batch Could Fetch $1 Million

Three reels of videotape will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Saturday. Other recordings could have laid claim to being earlier or better, but those tapes were lost.

How Moon-Landing Tapes Found in a $218 Batch Could Fetch $1 Million

Three reels of videotape will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Saturday. Other recordings could have laid claim to being earlier or better, but those tapes were lost.

How Moon-Landing Tapes Found in a $218 Batch Could Fetch $1 Million

Three reels of videotape will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Saturday. Other recordings could have laid claim to being earlier or better, but those tapes were lost.

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The end of the VW beetle, celebrating iconic NYC dive bar Max Fish, robots, rockets and more Eight Frank Lloyd Wright Works Added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List In a serial nomination, inscribed as
Sotheby’s first sneaker auction is “100 of the rarest sneakers ever produced”

Sotheby’s first sneaker auction is “100 of the rarest sneakers ever produced”

Sneakers aren't Soethby's usual territory. But the world's oldest fine-art auction house recognizes the position they hold in culture today.
Stadium Goods & Sotheby’s Are Auctioning 100 of the Rarest Sneakers Ever Produced

Stadium Goods & Sotheby’s Are Auctioning 100 of the Rarest Sneakers Ever Produced

Premier sneaker and streetwear marketplace Stadium Goods has partnered with auction house Sotheby’s for an online auction featuring 100 of the rarest sneakers ever produced. Including models and

Missing Lewis Chessmen Piece Sells For £735,000 at Auction

Made from Walrus ivory in the 12th or 13th century, this chess piece went missing from a medieval-era set and then bounced between owners before being sold at auction this past week. Acquired for just
Sotheby’s vende la ‘Papisa’ de Velázquez por 2,8 millones de euros

Sotheby’s vende la ‘Papisa’ de Velázquez por 2,8 millones de euros

El rastro del retrato de Olimpia Pamphili se perdió durante casi 300 años
NASA accidentally sold original Moon landing tapes to an intern, and now they’re up for auction

NASA accidentally sold original Moon landing tapes to an intern, and now they’re up for auction

The 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 Moon landing is right around the corner, and it's a pretty big deal. As you might expect, NASA is very much looking forward to replaying the original footage
NASA Sold an Original Moon Landing Video to an Intern in the 1970s and Now It's for Sale Again

NASA Sold an Original Moon Landing Video to an Intern in the 1970s and Now It's for Sale Again

Later this month, some of the original videotapes that captured the first Moon landing will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. But they’re not being sold by NASA. Incredibly, these tapes were