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Headquartered in Amherst, NH, RR Auction is globally recognized as the trusted source for authentic autographed memorabilia and rare signed documents. Since its inception in 1976, the firm has published over 360 consecutive monthly autograph catalogs, which are distributed internationally. The firm recently auctioned the autographed photo of Albert Einstein with his tongue wagging for a record $74,340 and the check astronaut Neil Armstrong signed the day he left for the moon for $27,350.
Challenger Spacelab Screw Bolts612Challenger Spacelab Screw Bolts
A packet of six bolts flown on Spacelab-2, carried on Challenger mission STS-51F. Packet is sealed in plastic, with a KSC 4-8A form filled out by a te
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Flown printed fabric American flag, 5.75 x 4, flown aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger from February 3–11, 1984. Flag is affixed to a 19.5 x 15.5 mou
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Collection of 38 items, almost all relating to the Challenger disaster. Items include: a blank Teacher in Space application packet; a Teacher in Space
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Christa McAuliffe615Christa McAuliffe
Truly unique postal cover bearing a ‘Teacher in Space, NASA’ color sticker, postmarked January 28, 2011, signed in black felt tip, “S. Christa McAulif
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Christa McAuliffe616Christa McAuliffe
Color 8 x 10 NASA photo of the first teacher in space, Christa McAuliffe, in her blue NASA flight suit and holding a model of the space shuttle that w
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Original print of a NASA film of Viking tests at Roswell. Film is housed in a 3.75-inch diameter canister, and labeled “Viking-BLDT; PHO-1-4; Location
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Color unclassified print of a Viking training film. Film is housed in a 3.75-inch canister labeled “13 Aug. 72…Viking (On Board), Print (#1843)…Projec
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Collection of four original films from Viking testing, all from 1972: a master entitled “Viking on Board AV-2”; and three prints from Roswell for “Vik
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Uncirculated flown two dollar bill, #I15894608A, flown aboard both the X Prize flights of SpaceShipOne, on September 29 and October 4, 2004, signed on
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Hubble Telescope DBA Thermal Cover, EVA Tool623Hubble Telescope DBA Thermal Cover, EVA Tool
Flown and used Hubble Space Telescope Diode Box Assembly cover, SN 1001, flown on shuttle mission STS-109 in March of 2002, and used during servicing
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Hubble Space Telescope Contingency Cover624Hubble Space Telescope Contingency Cover
Flown Fixed Head Star Tracker (FHST) Contingency cover, SN #1001, flown on board Columbia mission STS-109 (SM3B). Made of Teflon Kapton blanketing mat
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Hubble Space Telescope Solar Array Bistem Brace625Hubble Space Telescope Solar Array Bistem Brace
Flown Solar Array Bistem Brace, SN 1002, flown a total of three times, including Columbia’s last successful mission. The brace is constructed of alumi
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Hubble Space Telescope626Hubble Space Telescope
Very scarce metal-finish second generation Hubble Space Telescope NASA model. Model measures approximately 13? high, 11? wide with arrays, and has a 4
Estimates : 13,000.00 - 14,000.00
Flown Hubble Space Telescope MLI Blanket Extra Large Acrylic Display627Flown Hubble Space Telescope MLI Blanket Extra Large Acrylic Display
Flown limited edition Hubble Space Telescope polymide film, #12/17, retrieved during a 1999 shuttle mission. Film measures 2.75 x 1.25 and is encased
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Hubble Space Telescope NASA Model628Hubble Space Telescope NASA Model
Extremely rare NASA first generation model of the Hubble Space Telescope. This is not a contractor’s model, but a working model used by NASA engineers
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 16,000.00
Aviation Conferences629Aviation Conferences
Collection of 38 unsigned brochures, programs, badges, booklets and other printed materials from various events and conferences. Among the pieces feat
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Twenty-three items: unique collection of space-themed items including promotional brochures, souvenir publications, and parking or viewing passes for
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
NASA Photos631NASA Photos
Collection of 36 unsigned vintage glossy NASA photos, both 8 x 10 and 10 x 8. Photos cover a wide range of subjects including mission and equipment pr
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Gene Cernan632Gene Cernan
Forty items: an eclectic mix of paper currency, coins, and novelty pieces accumulated by Gene Cernan during a 1973 trip around the world. Countries in
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
NASA Spoons633NASA Spoons
Nine silver spoons, each honoring NASA or a specific mission. Missions are: Apollo 11 (two different), 12, 13 (two different), 14 (two different), 15,
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Fifteen items: Three NASA-issued single-sided 33 1/3 rpm radio presentation records, each with weekly reports on different Apollo projects. Records ar
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Robert McCall635Robert McCall
Signed book: The Art of Robert McCall: A Celebration of Our Future in Space, with an Introduction by Ray Bradbury. First edition, first printing. NY:
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Happy Bottom Riding Club636Happy Bottom Riding Club
A fragment of brick from Pancho Barnes Happy Bottom Riding Club. Fragment is framed against a printed background of the site of the former club, to an
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Lockheed Missile Balloon Test637Lockheed Missile Balloon Test
Original unclassified film of a Lockheed Missile Balloon Test. Film is housed in a 9.5-inch diameter canister, with a Lockheed Missiles and Space Comp
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Parachute Tests638Parachute Tests
Original film of a 1967 NASA parachute test. Film is housed in a 7.5-inch diameter canister and comes with a filled in “Record of Phone Call,” sheet o
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Project Hasp639Project Hasp
Original 16mm unclassified film from the United States Naval Ordnance Laboratory of a Project Hasp Test. Film is housed in a 7-inch diameter canister,
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Light blue long-sleeve NASA lab coat, size XL. Coat features a snap up front, a NASA patch over the right breast, and a name tag sewn to the left brea
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Astronaut Pins641Astronaut Pins
Collection of nine astronaut pins: a 1.75? diameter pin honoring John Glenn; four identical 3.5? pins honoring Gordon Cooper’s mission; two identical
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Tin Lapel Badges and North American Aviation642Tin Lapel Badges and North American Aviation
Two sets of pins: Interesting collection of 22 souvenir and commemorative lapel pins, ranging in diameter from 1? up to 3.5?, including pins honoring
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Paul Calle643Paul Calle
Huge and visually powerful limited edition giclee on canvas of Calle’s work entitled ‘Power To Go,’ 43 x 24, #7/50. Work captures the immense size and
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Space Collection644Space Collection
A large collection of items originally owned by retired longtime NASA engineer John Reid. Personal items include: Reed’s NASA Manned Spacecraft Center
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Satellite Frame645Satellite Frame
An unusual and early octagonal satellite spaceframe of the Initial Defense Satellite Communications System series, l964-68. The eight sided aluminum f
Estimates : 20,000.00 - 30,000.00
Collection of nine letters consisting of three ALSs and five TLSs, dated between 1967 and 1971. Letters are signed by astronauts Fred Haise, John Youn
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Orbiting Astronomical Observatory647Orbiting Astronomical Observatory
Grumman Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 1/32 scale model, measuring 7.5 x 8 x 6.5 on its display stand. This is a model of one of four orbiting obse
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Paul Calle and Robert McCall648Paul Calle and Robert McCall
Two satin-finish 10 x 8 photos, one featuring Calle proudly displaying an oversized image of his ‘First Man on the Moon’ stamp, signed in black felt t
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Robert McCall649Robert McCall
Vibrant original signed color ink sketch of a shuttle launch with the message, ‘Benefiting Mankind,’ postmarked May 21, 1981, with six different stamp
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Mars Rover Mission650Mars Rover Mission
Breathtaking crystal clear unsigned color satin-finish 50.5 x 9.25 panoramic photo of one of the Mars rovers investigating a boulder, taken from the l
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
A Step Into the Universe Super Slides651A Step Into the Universe Super Slides
Complete original Pana-Vue Super Slide Presentation of A Step Into the Universe, containing all 72 color 2 x 2 slides featuring images from NASA’s Mer
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
An unusual pair of lunar stereoviews, 6.75 x 3.5, each showing twin images of the moon, one published by Joseph L. Bates of Boston, with the other hav
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Flown Deck Angle Gauge flown on board the Voyager during testing and its record-setting around the world flight. The deck gauge (Inclinometer) is a th
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
Happy Bottom Riding Club654Happy Bottom Riding Club
A fragment of timber from Pancho Barnes Happy Bottom Riding Club. Fragment measures approximately 2.25 x 1.25 and is framed against a printed backgrou
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00