DOLLAR BILL SIGNED BY THE CHALLENGER CREW. One dollar bill, series 1981 A,
Lot 309
DOLLAR BILL SIGNED BY THE CHALLENGER CREW. One dollar bill, series 1981 A,
Sold for US$ 2,375 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
DOLLAR BILL SIGNED BY THE CHALLENGER CREW.
One dollar bill, series 1981 A, serial number F66853585D, 2½ x 6 inches.

SIGNED by all seven crew members of the ill-fated Challenger flight STS-51-L. The tenth mission for Challenger, it ended in disaster when, 73 seconds after lift-off on January 28, 1986, the vehicle experienced a catastrophic structural failure.
Inscribed "To Rachel" and signed by MIKE SMITH, DICK SCOBEE, ELLISON ONIZUKA, RON MCNAIR, GREG JARVIS, CHRISTA MCAULIFFE, and JUDY RESNIK.
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