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Theodore Bruce
Timed Online Auction | A Collection of Wiluna Meteorite Fragments - 16 lots

Timed Online Auction | A Collection of Wiluna Meteorite Fragments

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    On September 2, 1967 at 10:46 p.m. local time a large meteorite shower fell East of Wiluna, Western Australia in an elliptical area 5 x 3 kilometres. It is estimated that 500 to 1000 stones hit the ground. The Western Australian Museum has 480 stones and others are in private collections. They are classified as H5 chondrite meteorites.

    The fragments were collected by James Murray Jackson, son of the artist James R Jackson, whilst he was gold prospecting in 1968.

    The Western Australian Museum has been contacted and they are happy for the fragments to be auctioned.


    This is a timed online format auction, meaning that bidders can participate in the auction via computer only. Bidding for the first lot closes at 11am, with a 1 minute delay between subsequent lots.

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    Viewing for this auction is strictly by appointment, and is open to people who have been double vaccinated, with mask wearing and QR code check-in required (this is in line with NSW Government guidelines). In order to arrange an appointment, please contact the auction house (details below).

    We encourage you to request a condition report. To do this, use the "Ask a Question" button on left hand side of the page of the lot in which you are interested (this enquiry will go directly to the auction house), or contact Amelia Scott for condition reports, extra pictures or to ask any other question. The contact details are:
    phone: + 61 2 8212 4100 or
    email: a.scott@theodorebruce.com.au

    Collection of your successful purchase/s is also only available by appointment. Please email the auction house on info@theodorebruce.com.au to arrange a collection time for either yourself or your courier.
  • Sale(s):
    20 Jul 2022 ~ 11am (AEST)
    Level 1
    118 Parramatta Road
    (Entry is at the rear of building, via Corunna Lane)
    Stanmore, NSW 2048 Australia
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Prices realised in this sale include buyers premium of 25.000%.

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