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Bag in which Neil Armstrong brought back rock samples from the moon sold for 1.8 million dollars
So you have recently purchased a bag and you are cribbing about how it burned a hole in your pocket! But wait till you read this.

Someone just bought a bag for 1.8 million dollars. Yes, you read that correct!

But what makes this bag so special? Well, it isn't any ordinary bag. This bag has been to the moon, and back.

It is the same bag in which Neil Armstrong, the first man to land on the moon, had collected rock samples from the moon and brought them back to Earth.

The bag was purchased by an anonymous buyer for $1,812,500 in an auction held by Sotheby's. The auction was held on Thursday. However, Sotheby's has refused to disclose the details of the buyer. All it said was that the buyer was an American. The auction was attended by more than 500 people. 

What makes the bag even more special is that it still contains particles of moon dust, as it had been used to collect samples of lunar rocks by Neil Armstrong in 1969.

Along with this, 172 other items related to space exploration were also a part of this special auction. The items included photographs, artifacts as well as models of spacecrafts. The event was held on a special date marking the 48th anniversary of the day when Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had landed on the moon for the first time.

Along with this, among other items that went up for sale was a photograph of Buzz Aldrin at the Apollo 11 tranquility base. The photograph had been clicked by Neil Armstrong. Also, a flight plan autographed by the crew members of the ill-fated Apollo 13 went under the hammer and was sold for $275,000.

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