RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts

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With a wide variety of rare and remarkable material, January’s RR Auction Fine Autograph and Artifact sale features letters by George Washington, John Adams, and Charles Darwin, signed photos of Bruce Lee, Sharon Tate, and Vivien Leigh, and a comprehensive Declaration of Independence section boasting a near-complete set of signers. RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted auction house specializing in historical autographs and artifacts. Join us as we make history selling history in January 2017.
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
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Apollo 11313 - Apollo 11
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Apollo 11 launch pass, number 6550, 5 x 3, featuring the mission insignia and an image of the moon, signed on the front in blue felt tip by Neil Armst
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Estimates : 5,500.00 - 6,500.00
 
 
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Apollo 11314 - Apollo 11
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Official color glossy 10 x 8 red-numbered NASA photo of the Apollo 11 crew posing in their white space suits against a lunar backdrop, signed and insc
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Apollo 11315 - Apollo 11
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Three signed ‘white space suit’ photos: an official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Armstrong, signed in blue felt tip, “Best Wishes, Neil Armstrong”;
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Neil Armstrong316 - Neil Armstrong
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Signed book: Moon Shot. First edition. Atlanta: Turner Publishing, 1994. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.25 x 9.25, 383 pages. Signed and inscribed on t
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Neil Armstrong317 - Neil Armstrong
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The Retrospect yearbook, dating from Armstrong’s senior year at Blume High School in Wapakoneta, Ohio, in 1947, hardcover, 8 x 11, 88 pages. Armstrong
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Apollo 13318 - Apollo 13
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Official color semi–glossy 10 x 8 red-numbered NASA photo of the original Apollo 13 crew posing in their white space suits, signed and inscribed in bl
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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James Lovell319 - James Lovell
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Flown circular 5.5? diameter swatch of Beta cloth bearing a 3.5? diameter mission insignia in the center. Double-matted to an overall size of 9 x 9, i
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Apollo 14320 - Apollo 14
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Official color glossy 10 x 8 NASA photo of the Apollo 14 crew posing in their white space suits against a backdrop with their mission insignia, signed
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Apollo 16 Flown Klixon Control Panel Switch321 - Apollo 16 Flown Klixon Control Panel Switch
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Flown Klixon toggle switch removed from the Apollo 16 Command Module Casper after its historic 1972 flight to the moon. The switch measures approximat
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Apollo 17322 - Apollo 17
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Official color semi-glossy 8 x 10 NASA photo of the Apollo 17 crew posing with the lunar rover and the Saturn rocket looming in the background, signed
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Gene Cernan323 - Gene Cernan
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Flown single-sided Command Module cue card from the Apollo 17 mission, 5.75 x 4, stamped on the reverse with flight certification, “Flown to lunar orb
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Richard Nixon-Era Air Force One Flown Guest Book324 - Richard Nixon-Era Air Force One Flown Guest Book
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Incredible leather-bound guest book flown aboard Richard Nixon’s Air Force One (Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000), 12 x 9, signed inside by a variety of polit
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Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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R-4D Rocket Engine Thrust Chamber and Nozzle325 - R-4D Rocket Engine Thrust Chamber and Nozzle
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Rocket engine thrust chamber and nozzle, measuring 18.5? tall with a diameter of 11? at the base of the nozzle and 2? at the top of the combustion cha
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Cosmonauts326 - Cosmonauts
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Scarce complete set of 22 official KNIGA covers with cachets commemorating Russian space achievements, each signed in ink by at least one cosmonaut, i
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Buzz Aldrin327 - Buzz Aldrin
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Color semi-glossy 8 x 10 full-length photo of Aldrin on the lunar surface, with a reflection of Armstrong in his visor, signed in blue felt tip, “Buzz
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Buzz Aldrin328 - Buzz Aldrin
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Pair of ink signatures, “Buzz Aldrin,” on individual off-white 3.75 x .75 slips, individually matted with modern photos of Aldrin on the lunar surface
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Buzz Aldrin329 - Buzz Aldrin
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Color semi-glossy 8 x 10 photo of Aldrin posing in his white space suit against a lunar backdrop, signed in blue felt tip, “Buzz Aldrin, Apollo XI.” I
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 10330 - Apollo 10
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Official color glossy 9 x 7.75 red-numbered NASA photo of the Apollo 10 crew posing in their white space suits, signed and inscribed in black felt tip
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Apollo 11331 - Apollo 11
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Flown flag honoring the 25th anniversary of Apollo 11, 4.75 x 3, carried aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia during the STS-65 mission, affixed to an 11
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 11332 - Apollo 11
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A flown .75 x .75 swatch of Kapton foil removed from the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia’s thermal protection subsystem. The foil is housed in a sma
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 12333 - Apollo 12
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Flown gold foil star carried on the Apollo 12 mission, measuring approximately .5? across, affixed to a laminated 4 x 2.5 presentation card issued to
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Apollo 12334 - Apollo 12
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Official color semi-glossy 7.5 x 10 NASA photo of the Apollo 12 crew posing in their white space suits in front of the lunar module, signed and inscri
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 12335 - Apollo 12
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Official NASA Kennedy Space Center launch pass for Apollo 12, no. 91, 4 x 2.5, showing the mission insignia, and signed on the front in black felt tip
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 12336 - Apollo 12
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A flown .5 x 1 swatch of Kapton foil removed from the Apollo 12 Command Module Yankee Clipper’s thermal protection subsystem. The foil is housed in a
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 12337 - Apollo 12
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A 9.5 x 9 swatch of Beta cloth bearing a 3? diameter Apollo 12 mission insignia in the center, signed in black ink, “Richard Gordon, Apollo XII” and “
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 13338 - Apollo 13
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Flown swatch of fabric, 2.25 x 1, affixed to a 7 x 5 presentation sheet headed “A Piece of ‘Odyssey’ CSM 109,” and issued to launch team member Thomas
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Apollo 13339 - Apollo 13
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Collection of four limited edition covers with ink notations made by Ken Havekotte using a Fisher Space Pen flown on Apollo 13: one featuring a cachet
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 13340 - Apollo 13
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Double-sided page removed from the Apollo 13 Lunar Module Flight Crew G & N Dictionary, 5.5 x 8, listing a basic date of January 5, 1970, and a ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 13341 - Apollo 13
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Small collection of flown Kapton foil, largest swatch measures .75 x .75, removed from the Apollo 13 Command Module Odyssey’s thermal protection subsy
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 15342 - Apollo 15
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Choice official color 10 x 8 NASA lithograph of the Apollo 15 astronauts in their white space suits, signed in black felt tip by Dave Scott, Al Worden
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Apollo 15343 - Apollo 15
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Two photos: a color satin-finish 20 x 16 photo of Commander Scott saluting the American flag on the lunar surface, signed in silver ink, “Dave Scott,
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 8344 - Apollo 8
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A 1969 special edition of Look magazine honoring Apollo 8, 10.5 x 13, signed on the front cover in black felt tip, “Frank Borman, Apollo 8 CDR,” “Bill
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Apollo 9345 - Apollo 9
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Official color glossy 10 x 8 NASA photo of the Apollo 9 crew posing in their white space suits with the Saturn rocket resting in its tower in the back
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Neil Armstrong346 - Neil Armstrong
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Special ‘Off to the Moon’ issue of Life magazine from July 4, 1969, 10 x 13.25, showing an image of Neil Armstrong set against a crescent moon, signed
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Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Neil Armstrong347 - Neil Armstrong
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Official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Armstrong in his white space suit, signed and inscribed in blue felt tip, “To John Holst—All the Best—Neil Ar
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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ASTP348 - ASTP
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A flown .75 x 1 swatch of Kapton foil removed from the thermal protection subsystem of the US ASTP Command Module No. 111. The foil is housed in a sma
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Astronauts349 - Astronauts
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Birthday card showing a disgruntled woman with deflated cake on the front, measures 7.5 x 8.75 open, signed inside in various ink types by over thirty
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Alan Bean and Charlie Duke350 - Alan Bean and Charlie Duke
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Three items: a pair of color glossy photos of Lunar Module Pilot Duke saluting the American flag on the moon, both approximately 5.25 x 7, signed in b
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Vance Brand and Paul Weitz351 - Vance Brand and Paul Weitz
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Three photos: an official color semi-glossy 8 x 10 red-numbered NASA photo of Vance Brand posing in his space suit, signed and inscribed in black felt
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Gene Cernan352 - Gene Cernan
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Color satin-finish 9.5 x 7.25 full-length photo of Commander Cernan posing between the American flag and the lunar rover on the moon’s surface, signed
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Challenger: Ron McNair353 - Challenger: Ron McNair
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Official color 8 x 10 NASA lithographs of McNair in his blue suit, signed and inscribed in felt tip, “To Jerry Whitten, Best wishes, Ron McNair.” Noti
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Gordon Cooper354 - Gordon Cooper
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Two photos: a color semi-glossy 8 x 10 photo of Cooper during a water-based training procedure, signed in black ink, “Gemini 5 training, Gordon Cooper
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Cosmonauts355 - Cosmonauts
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Collection of ten color postcard portraits, 4 x 5.75 and 4 x 6.5, each signed in ink by the cosmonaut pictured, including: Gherman Titov, Andriyan Nik
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Cosmonauts356 - Cosmonauts
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Soviet commemorative cover honoring the 500th anniversary of the birth of Copernicus, signed in ink by Alexei Leonov, Valeri Kubasov, Vladimir Shatalo
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Cosmonauts357 - Cosmonauts
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Collection of fourteen items signed by cosmonauts, consisting of assorted covers and photos, including: Valery Bykovsky (two SPs); Gherman Titov (two
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Charlie Duke358 - Charlie Duke
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Beautiful official color semi-glossy 8 x 10 red-numbered NASA photo of the planet Earth, signed in silver ink, “’We are all on spaceship Earth,’ 4/16/
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charlie Duke359 - Charlie Duke
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Three photos: an official glossy 8 x 10 NASA photo of Duke testing an Apollo space suit, signed in blue felt tip, “The final spacesuit check before we
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charlie Duke360 - Charlie Duke
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Two photos: a color satin-finish of the Apollo 16 lunar module, signed in black felt tip, “‘What a ride! What a ride! 4/23/72, Charlie Duke, Apollo 16
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Yuri Gagarin361 - Yuri Gagarin
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Signed book in Cyrillic: Road to Space. 1961. Hardcover, 5.25 x 8, 173 pages. Signed on the first free end page in blue ballpoint by Gagarin. In fine
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Hale-Bopp Comet362 - Hale-Bopp Comet
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Uncommon color 14 x 11 photographic print of the Hale–Bopp comet, signed in blue ink by Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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