Moon dust eaten by cockroaches hit auction block

STORY: This is moon dust that

was eaten by cockroaches

And it’s expected to fetch

$400,000 at auction

(SOUNDBITE) (English) EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT RR AUCTION BOBBY LIVINGSTON SAYING:

“The item that I'm most excited about is this Apollo 11 scientific experiment where they fed cockroaches lunar material from Apollo 11. And this material has been extracted from this cockroaches stomachs. And we have it in a little vial."

The ‘Remarkable Rarities’ auction

features unique items from world history

Including autographed

items from Babe Ruth, Sitting Bull

and a 1943 German Enigma machine

(SOUNDBITE) (English) EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT RR AUCTION BOBBY LIVINGSTON SAYING:

“So, this is a very rare enigma machine because most of them were destroyed. They didn't want these to fall into allied hands because they thought, they thought that we couldn't break their code, and we had.”

The machine is estimated at $275,000

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