Bulova Watch Worn on Apollo 15 Mission Sells for $1.6 Million | NECN

Bulova Watch Worn on Apollo 15 Mission Sells for $1.6 Million

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    A Bulova watch sworn by astronaut David Scott during a 1971 moonwalk fetched $1.6 million at auction.

    A personal watch that astronaut David Scott wore while walking on the moon in 1971 has sold for a whopping $1.625 million at auction.

    The winning bidder for the rare Bulova Chronograph and its moondust-stained strap was a Florida businessman who wishes to remain anonymous, Boston-based RR Auction said Friday.

    Scott's timepiece is notable in that it is the only privately owned watch to be worn by an astronaut on the lunar surface. Of the dozen men that have stepped foot on the moon, all sported the standard Omega Speedmasters officially issued by NASA.