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Armstrong’s collection to be auctioned

Washington, July 21: The personal collection of US astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the Moon 49 years ago on July 20, will be auctioned by his family. Containing over 2,000 items, the collection will go on sale in a series of three auctions with the first in November 2018 and other two in May and November 2019, Efe news quoted Dallas-based Heritage Auctions. Among the items being offered are Robbins medallions flown on the Apollo 11 mission, including an “extremely rare gold example”. (IANS)