Stephen Hawking: A dead personal astronomer auctioned for £ 1.8 million.
Christie's auction chamber organized a $ 1.8 million ($ 77 million) auction by Professor Stephen Hawking.
A personal record of Professor Stephen Hawking, including his doctoral thesis signed in 1965. Make over 1.8 million pounds (about 77 million) at auction.
Christie, the leading auction house, took 22 pieces at auction. When the world famous physicist, Cambridge, died in March.
A copy of the neurological topics of Nipants "Expanding the Universe Properties", one of the five auctions was screamed at 584,750 (about 25.16 million).
The first wheelchair he used was sold for $ 296,750 (about 12,77 million bahts). And his speech when it appears. "The Simpsons" cartoon cartoon in the United States. Selling 6 250 pounds (about 268 961 baht)
Christie said before the 9-day online auction that the auctioned items were representative. "The victory of scientific wisdom over misery"
Hawking has twice signed his famous dissertation. He was appointed in the year when he was diagnosed with a motor neuronal attack.
The bachelor's thesis is expected to be around 150,000 pounds (6.46 million baht), but interest from around the world is more than four times higher than the price.
The auction also includes medals. Scientific articles and works by other well-known scholars, such as Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Albert Vale. Stein sells at ten thousand pounds (over 430,000 baht).
Hawking's "A Short History of Time", which he signed with in 1988, sells 68,750 pounds (about $ 2.96 million) more than the estimated value. 3,000 kilos (about 129,101 baht)
The auction was 1 824 375 kilos (about 78.5 million baht).
Lucy's daughter, Lucy, said Christie had helped families. "A unique and valuable personal and professional agreement with our beloved father."
Red leather coffers auction returns are donated to the Stephen Hawking Foundation and the Alzheimer's Association.
Sophie Hopkins, the original writer and writer of Christies, said the batch that brought the auction. "Very distinctive"