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'I want to believe' UFO photos go up for auction

Posted on Wednesday, 27 November, 2019 | Comment icon 10 comments

The truth is out there. Image Credit: CC BY 2.0 Marcin Wichary
A set of six UFO photographs that inspired Fox Mulder's iconic 'X-Files' poster are expected to fetch a hefty price.
The images, which will be sold as part of a Sotheby's online auction of space photography, were captured by alleged alien contactee Billy Meier in Switzerland during the 1970s.

One of these was featured on Fox Mulder's "I want to believe" poster during the first three seasons of the hit 90s science-fiction show 'The X-Files' which starred David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.

The story behind the pictures is as controversial as it is bizarre. From the age of five, Meier claimed to have been in contact with an elderly man from an extraterrestrial race known as the Plejarens.

Throughout his life, he maintained that he had been in contact with several such individuals.
The photographs, which are some of the most recognizable UFO shots of all time, show metallic saucers - again allegedly Plejaren in origin - in the skies over the Swiss countryside.

The images have been widely criticized by skeptics who believe that they were hoaxed.

Even so, they are expected to fetch up to $9,000 at auction.

Source: Fox News | Comments (10)

Tags: UFO, X-Files, Billy Meier

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by sci-nerd on 27 November, 2019, 19:43
Will it include sunflower seeds?
Comment icon #2 Posted by Piney on 27 November, 2019, 21:00
The Billy Meier photos are all proven frauds..........
Comment icon #3 Posted by sci-nerd on 27 November, 2019, 21:09
If they include a skeptical redhead, I don't care 
Comment icon #4 Posted by ChrLzs on 27 November, 2019, 21:19
They do.  This photo (or one from the same shoot) was edited and promoted by Billy as 'alien':
Comment icon #5 Posted by Piney on 27 November, 2019, 21:21
I'll throw a waste can lid in the air, take a picture (like Billy did) and sell em to you for a quid fifty. 
Comment icon #6 Posted by sci-nerd on 27 November, 2019, 21:22
Deal, but then I want the poster, the seeds and the redhead!!
Comment icon #7 Posted by Piney on 27 November, 2019, 21:35
The seeds will be from my own garden but the redhead will be a Romanian. 
Comment icon #8 Posted by Scudbuster on 27 November, 2019, 22:08
Ah yes, one can never get enough Seeds:   
Comment icon #9 Posted by ThereWeAreThen on 27 November, 2019, 22:08
A quid fifty eh? I'll give you two quid if you find bigfoot in the picture!!
Comment icon #10 Posted by MissJatti on 28 November, 2019, 14:21
You mean Pleiadian

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