Fine Autographs and Artifacts Featuring Art

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RR Auction's April Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale is highlighted by a great selection of material from renowned artists, including Marc Chagall, Claude Monet, Georges Braque, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Charles Schulz. Other highlights include a manuscript by Wilbur Wright, a fully signed Led Zeppelin II album, an important letter by Albert Einstein anticipating WWII, a handwritten letter by Malcolm X written from prison, and flown Robbins medallions from the collection of Apollo 17 moonwalker Gene Cernan. 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 April 2020.
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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Marquis de Lafayette301 - Marquis de Lafayette
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ALS in French, signed “Lafayette,” one page, 6.5 x 8.25, July 31, [no year]. Letter concerning a financial arrangement, in part (translated): "...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Marquis de Lafayette302 - Marquis de Lafayette
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ALS signed “Lafayette,” one page, 7.25 x 8.75, April 7, 1828. Letter to a gentleman, in part: "Not knowing at what time this letter may reach y...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Revolutionary War303 - Revolutionary War
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Revolutionary War–dated partly-printed DS, one page, 15.5 x 13, March 23, 1776. The Council of the Massachusetts-Bay appoints Noah Whitman as "...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Benjamin Tallmadge304 - Benjamin Tallmadge
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ALS signed “Benj'n Tallmadge,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 8 x 9.75, December 5, 1817. Letter to Congressman John P. Cushman, in part: ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Wade Hampton305 - Wade Hampton
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Civil War–dated ALS, one page, 8 x 9, October 24, 1863. Letter to Governor Milledge Luke Bonham of South Carolina, concerning a special gun to be made
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Napoleon306 - Napoleon
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Partly-printed DS, in French, signed “Np,” one page, 13.75 x 19.25, January 11, 1813. Impressive document authorizing the ship Le Felix to sail and tr
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Napoleon307 - Napoleon
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Manuscript DS, in French, signed “Accorde, Np,” one page, 8.5 x 13, October 27, 1808. Official document for a legion of honor request made by Marshal
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Horatio Nelson308 - Horatio Nelson
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Handwritten note by Horatio Nelson incorporating his name in the third person, "Ld: Nelson," one page, 4.25 x 3.75, no date. Nelson makes ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Enola Gay: Tibbets and Caron309 - Enola Gay: Tibbets and Caron
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Five items signed by the Enola Gay crewmen: a ballpoint signature, "Paul Tibbets," on a white 5 x 3 card; a ballpoint signature, "Geo...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Enola Gay: Paul Tibbets310 - Enola Gay: Paul Tibbets
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Limited edition color 17 x 11 print issued by the National Aviation Hall of Fame, numbered 139/500, depicting a profile illustration of the Enola Gay
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Benjamin Lincoln311 - Benjamin Lincoln
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Partly-printed DS, signed “B. Lincoln,” one page, 13 x 8.25, October 14, 1801. As collector of the Port of Boston, Lincoln certifies a ship's ma...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Medal of Honor Recipients312 - Medal of Honor Recipients
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Collection of 20 covers, each signed in ink by a recipient of the Medal of Honor, including: Joe Foss, William L. McGonagle, Vernon McGarity, William
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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John J. Pershing313 - John J. Pershing
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TLS, one page, 7.25 x 10.5, personal letterhead, December 17, 1941. Letter to Mrs. Bird, sent one week after Pearl Harbor. In part: "Since we a...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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John J. Pershing314 - John J. Pershing
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TLS, one page, 7 x 9.25, General of the Armies letterhead, September 29, 1924, in part: "I am enclosing herewith my card with my autograph…It i...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Philippe Pétain315 - Philippe Pétain
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TLS signed “Ph. Petain,” one page both sides, 5.25 x 8, French Minister of War letterhead, July 3, 1934. Letter to J. L. Faure, in part (translated):
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Hyman G. Rickover316 - Hyman G. Rickover
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TLS signed “H. G. Rickover,” one page, 8 x 10.5, USS Sunfish letterhead, November 12, 1968. Letter to California Congressman John E. Ross, in part: ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Duke of Wellington317 - Duke of Wellington
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Manuscript DS, signed “Wellington,” one page, 8.25 x 12, November 25, 1809. Document issued during the Peninsular War, directing Deputy Paymaster Gene
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Duke of Wellington318 - Duke of Wellington
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ALS signed “Wellington,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 7.25 x 9.25, September 19, 1813. Letter marked "Confidential," concerning th...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Joseph Wheeler319 - Joseph Wheeler
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ALS, three pages, 5.5 x 8.5, Hotel Sanz letterhead, December 10, 1904. Wheeler writes to his daughters, in full: "I find I will be here for sev...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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World War II320 - World War II
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Commemorative cover with a cachet honoring the bombing of the Japanese fleet in 1945, signed in various inks by Harry S. Truman, William F. Halsey, Ja
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Harry E. Yarnell321 - Harry E. Yarnell
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TLS signed “H. E. Yarnell,” one page, 8 x 10.5, United States Asiatic Fleet letterhead, November 28, 1937. Letter to Dr. W. A. Lomas, in part: "...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Howard Hughes322 - Howard Hughes
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Exquisite vintage glossy 10 x 8 photo of Howard Hughes with the crew from his 1938 flight around the world, signed in ink by all pictured: Howard Hugh
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Charles Lindbergh323 - Charles Lindbergh
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DS signed in pencil, "Charles A. Lindbergh," one page, 8 x 5, Contract Air Mail Service letterhead, September 28, 1926. A partly-printed c...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Test Pilots324 - Test Pilots
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Two covers signed by one or more notable test pilots or engineers: an FDC with a cachet honoring the 70th anniversary of the Wright Brothers' fi...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Wilbur Wright325 - Wilbur Wright
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Typed working manuscript draft of an article by Wilbur Wright entitled “L. P. Mouillard—What he did—by Wilbur Wright,” six pages, 8.5 x 11, no date (c
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Estimates : 40,000.00 - 60,000.00
 
 
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Apollo 8326 - Apollo 8
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Large flown piece of heat shield from the Apollo 8 spacecraft CSM-103, which launched from Cape Kennedy LC-39A on December 21 and splashed down in the
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Apollo 11327 - Apollo 11
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Rare official color 11 x 14 NASA lithograph of Aldrin standing with the US flag at Tranquility Base, signed and inscribed in the lower border in black
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Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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Neil Armstrong328 - Neil Armstrong
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Exceptional official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Neil Armstrong posing in his white space suit against a lunar backdrop, boldly signed in blue fel
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Neil Armstrong329 - Neil Armstrong
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Official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of Armstrong posing in his white space suit against a lunar backdrop, signed and inscribed in blue felt tip, &...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Neil Armstrong and Isaac Asimov330 - Neil Armstrong and Isaac Asimov
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Leather-bound travel diary, 4 x 6.25, carried aboard the SS Canberra during its 1973 voyage to Africa to witness a total solar eclipse, signed inside
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Apollo 15331 - Apollo 15
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Desirable flown American flag, 6.25 x 4, carried into lunar orbit aboard the Command Module Endeavor during the Apollo 15 mission, signed in the lower
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Apollo 16332 - Apollo 16
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Flown American flag, 5.75 x 3.75, carried into lunar orbit during the Apollo 16 mission, signed and flight-certified in black ballpoint, "This ...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Apollo 17333 - Apollo 17
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Sought-after flown American flag, 5.75 x 4, carried to the lunar surface aboard the Lunar Module Challenger during the Apollo 17 mission, signed and f
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Gene Cernan's Flown Skylab 2 (SLM-1) Robbins Medal334 - Gene Cernan's Flown Skylab 2 (SLM-1) Robbins Medal
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Gene Cernan's flown sterling silver Skylab 2 (SLM-1) Robbins medal, approximately 1.25? in diameter, with a raised mission insignia design on th...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Gene Cernan's Flown Skylab 3 (SLM-2) Robbins Medal335 - Gene Cernan's Flown Skylab 3 (SLM-2) Robbins Medal
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Gene Cernan's flown sterling silver Skylab 3 (SLM-2) Robbins medal, approximately 1.25? diameter, with a raised mission insignia design on the f...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Gene Cernan's Flown Skylab 4 (SLM-3) Robbins Medal336 - Gene Cernan's Flown Skylab 4 (SLM-3) Robbins Medal
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Gene Cernan's flown sterling silver Skylab 4 (SLM-3) Robbins medal, approximately 1.5? x 1.25?, with a raised mission insignia design on the fac...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Gene Cernan's Flown Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Robbins Medal337 - Gene Cernan's Flown Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Robbins Medal
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Gene Cernan's flown sterling silver Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) Robbins medal, approximately 1.25? in diameter, with a raised mission insig...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Buzz Aldrin338 - Buzz Aldrin
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Color satin-finish 8 x 10 full-length photo of Aldrin standing on the lunar surface, his visor showing a small reflection of the photographer, Neil Ar
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Buzz Aldrin339 - Buzz Aldrin
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Official color glossy 8 x 10.5 red-numbered NASA photo of Aldrin descending the steps of the Lunar Module ladder during Apollo 11, signed in blue felt
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Buzz Aldrin340 - Buzz Aldrin
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Personal check, 6 x 2.75, filled out and signed by Aldrin, "Buzz Aldrin," payable to GTE for $45.51, August 16, 1987. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Buzz Aldrin341 - Buzz Aldrin
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Three items signed by the second moonwalker: an official color 10 x 8 NASA lithograph of Aldrin walking on the lunar surface, signed and inscribed in
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 11342 - Apollo 11
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Attractive display containing a flown .25? x .25? swatch of Kapton foil removed from the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia. Housed in a plastic 6 x 4
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Apollo 11343 - Apollo 11
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Two items: an Apollo 11 recovery cover with a stamped cachet honoring the US Navy Pacific Recovery Force, postmarked on the USS Hornet on July 24, 196
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 12344 - Apollo 12
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Three photos: an official color 10 x 8 NASA lithograph of LMP Alan Bean using the fuel transfer tool to remove the fuel element from the Lunar Module
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 12: Bean and Gordon345 - Apollo 12: Bean and Gordon
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Appealing commemorative cover with a cachet honoring the launch of the Apollo 12 mission, postmarked at Cape Canaveral on November 14, 1969, signed in
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 13346 - Apollo 13
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Appealing display containing a flown .25? x .25? swatch of Kapton foil removed from the Apollo 13 Command Module Odyssey. Housed in a plastic 6 x 4 ma
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 14347 - Apollo 14
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Two commemorative covers with cachets honoring the Apollo 14 mission, postmarked at Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center on January 31 and Febr
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 15: Scott and Worden348 - Apollo 15: Scott and Worden
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Two commemorative covers with cachets honoring the Apollo 15 mission, postmarked at Cape Canaveral on July 26 and 30, 1971, individually signed in bla
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 7350 - Apollo 7
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Three items: a commemorative cover with a cachet honoring the Apollo 7 mission, postmarked on the recovery date of October 22, 1968, signed in black b
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 8351 - Apollo 8
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Desirable official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of the Apollo 8 prime crew in their white space suits, signed in felt tip by James Lovell, Bill Anders
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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