Topic: Experimental Test Pilots' "Wings of Man" Award
Posts: 268 From: Edgewater, MD, USA Registered: Oct 2012
posted 02-03-2014 06:41 PM
I recently purchased a Wings of Man medallion honoring Neil Armstrong in 1974. I don't know anything about the award and medallion itself, but would like to find out more.
I did check the Society of Experimental Test Pilots website, unfortunately the Wings of Man is not listed. I did find the trophy displayed at the Neil Armstrong Museum, Wapakoneta, OH. From what I've been finding out, there's probably multiple medallions in which one was sold for $250.
Was the award presented to Neil Armstrong the last Wings of Man award?
Posts: 153 From: Registered: Jun 2011
posted 02-03-2014 06:53 PM
I would imagine the $250 auction price was more due to it belonging to Bob Hope than the going price for the medal. Seen a lot of medals go for much more than normal depending on ownership.