Archive for Monday, October 12, 2009

Earhart goggles bring $141,600 at auction

October 12, 2009


— A pair of Amelia Earhart’s goggles have fetched $141,600 at an auction of entertainment memorabilia.

The Kansas-born aviatrix wore the goggles on her historic 1932 solo trans-Atlantic flight.

They were the top money-getter among dozens of items sold at an auction in Los Angeles by Profiles in History. The auction house says it sold about $5 million in memorabilia Thursday and Friday.


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