One Giant Leap: Celebrating Space Exploration 50 Years after Apollo 11

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Date of the auction: 18.07.2019

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APOLLO PHOTOGRAPHY – MUSGROVE, Robert G. Lunar Photographs from Apollos 8...

APOLLO PHOTOGRAPHY – MUSGROVE, Robert G. Lunar Photographs from Apollos 8, 10, and 11 (NASA SP-246). Washington: NASA, 1971. Featuring both color and black-and-white photos of the beautiful phenomena of outer space, as well as photos of astronauts and spacecraft. SIGNED and INSCRIBED: " Apollo 8

Lot #: 121

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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APOLLO 11 BOOK COLLECTION. Group of four books, all signed by Buzz Aldrin.

APOLLO 11 BOOK COLLECTION. Group of four books, all signed by Buzz Aldrin. A collection of pamphlets and illustrated books with color photographs from the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. Three are SIGNED by Buzz ALDRIN on the front cover and the last is SIGNED on the title page. Further details on

Lot #: 123

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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SPACE LITERATURE – Book collection authored and signed by various astronauts.

SPACE LITERATURE – Book collection authored and signed by various astronauts. A collection of four books AUTHORED and SIGNED by Buzz ALDRIN, Gordon COOPER, Jim LOVELL, and Tom STAFFORD. Further details on the contents of this lot: 1. Aldrin, Buzz and Barns, John. Encounter with Tiber . New York

Lot #: 124

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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MOON SEEN FROM LUNAR ORBIT – Masursky, Harold, Colton, G.W., and El-Baz...

MOON SEEN FROM LUNAR ORBIT – Masursky, Harold, Colton, G.W., and El-Baz, Farouk. Apollo Over the Moon - A View from Orbit (NASA SP-362) . Washington: NASA, 1978. Delivering Apollo's views of the Moon from the lunar orbit, with signatures from astronauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual

Lot #: 126

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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APOLLO MISSIONS – Compton, William D. Where No Man Has Gone Before, A...

APOLLO MISSIONS – Compton, William D. Where No Man Has Gone Before, A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions (NASA SP-4214). Washington: NASA, 1989. An in-depth account of every lunar exploration mission of the 20th century, down to the penny spent on a bolt; signed by astronauts. SIGNED and

Lot #: 128

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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VON BRAUN, Wernher and ORDWAY, Frederick I, III. History of Rocketry and...

VON BRAUN, Wernher and ORDWAY, Frederick I, III. History of Rocketry and Space Travel . New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1966. Limited edition of this iconic work by the genius of 20th century rocket development, signed by seventeen astronauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual space flight

Lot #: 133

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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ROCKETRY – Von Braun, Wernher and Ordway III, Frederick I. History of...

ROCKETRY – Von Braun, Wernher and Ordway III, Frederick I. History of Rocketry and Space Travel. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1969. Best known work by the leading rocket developer Dr. Wernher von Braun, signed by astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual space

Lot #: 134

Estimate: US$3,500 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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LUNAR LANDING – Cooper, Henry S.F. Apollo on the Moon . New York: The Dial...

LUNAR LANDING – Cooper, Henry S.F. Apollo on the Moon . New York: The Dial Press, Inc., 1969. A journalist's report for the general public in anticipation of the first Moon landing. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual Apollo flight number(s) by: Buzz ALDRIN, Alan BEAN, Gordon COOPER, Walt

Lot #: 139

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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AN ENAMEL AND BI-COLORED GOLD MOON LANDING BROOCH, PIERRE & JACQUES LEYSEN

AN ENAMEL AND BI-COLORED GOLD MOON LANDING BROOCH, PIERRE & JACQUES LEYSEN One of only ten made, the jewelers presented one of them to President Richard Nixon during his first year in office. To commemorate man's first landing on the moon, the Belgian jewelers Jacques and Pierre Leysen fashioned a

Lot #: 141

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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SATURN V – Photograph signed. 1969.

SATURN V – Photograph signed. 1969. Apollo 12 begins its expedition to the Moon. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Alan BEAN, quoting Rudyard Kipling: "Earth quakes in her throes, and we wonder for why, but the blind planet knows, when her ruler is nigh." Large color photograph, 20 by 16 inches

Lot #: 142

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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ONE LONG STEP FOR MAN – Photograph signed.

ONE LONG STEP FOR MAN – Photograph signed. Stepping onto the Moon's surface, Charles Conrad spoke his first words, referencing Neil Armstrong. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with his humorous first words on the Moon: "Man, that may have been a small one for Neil but that's a long one for me! Charles CONRAD

Lot #: 147

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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SECOND LUNAR LANDING – Photograph signed. 1969.

SECOND LUNAR LANDING – Photograph signed. 1969. A tour by Alan Bean of the Apollo 12 lunar landing site, in which he describes nine points of interest and points out his Commander Pete Conrad SIGNED by Alan BEAN: "Alan Bean Apollo 12 Lunar Module Pilot, November 19, 1969" and INSCRIBED by him with

Lot #: 148

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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SURVEYOR 3 SPACECRAFT – Photograph signed.

SURVEYOR 3 SPACECRAFT – Photograph signed. Conrad is photographed inspecting the Surveyor 3 Spacecraft on the Moon. SIGNED and INSCRIBED with their individual crew flight position designation and Apollo flight number by Charles CONRAD, Richard GORDON, and Alan BEAN. Alan Bean photographs Charles

Lot #: 149

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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LANDING ASSIST – Apollo 12, Site 7, Landing Area Map . NASA, MSC.

LANDING ASSIST – Apollo 12, Site 7, Landing Area Map . NASA, MSC. Map created after Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 landing difficulties to better prepare Conrad and Bean for the next mission. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Alan BEAN: " We landed right on target in the Ocean of Storms / Alan Bean Apollo XII LMP

Lot #: 150

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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APOLLO 12 ORBIT CHART – Apollo Lunar Orbit Chart (ALO), Apollo Mission 12...

APOLLO 12 ORBIT CHART – Apollo Lunar Orbit Chart (ALO), Apollo Mission 12, 14 November 1969 Launch Date. Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, USAF for NASA, 8 October 1969. Lunar orbit chart, signed by all Apollo 12 crew members. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by "Charles CONRAD, CDR," "Alan BEAN

Lot #: 151

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – United States flag.

FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – United States flag. An American flag carried aboard Apollo 13 and intended to be brought to the lunar surface. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Fred HAISE on the bottom white bar: " Flown around the moon on Apollo 13 Fred Haise LMP." A flag intended to be taken out to the lunar surface

Lot #: 153

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – Cloth mission emblem, signed by both astronauts below...

FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – Cloth mission emblem, signed by both astronauts below the emblem: " Flown to the moon on Apollo 13, Fred Haise, Apollo 13 LMP." A Beta cloth crew emblem flown aboard the Apollo 13 mission. This Beta cloth emblem was identical to the emblems each Apollo 13 astronaut wore on their

Lot #: 154

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – A plug from the Apollo 13 command module aft heat...

FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – A plug from the Apollo 13 command module aft heat shield. A heat shield plug that survived colder-than-planned temperatures to protect the Apollo 13 crew during re-entry to Earth's atmosphere. One of the major problems encountered by the Apollo 13 crew following the oxygen tank

Lot #: 155

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – A sterling silver pin of Peanuts character Snoopy in a...

FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – A sterling silver pin of Peanuts character Snoopy in a space suit holding an oxygen case, April 1970. A silver Snoopy pin flown aboard Apollo 13. NASA adopted Charles Shulz's beloved character Snoopy as the official Manned Flight Awareness (MFA) mascot in the early stages of the

Lot #: 157

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – Lunar Module systems data book schematic sheet, with...

FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – Lunar Module systems data book schematic sheet, with autograph annotations by Haise, 11-17 April 1970. An important flown reference for the Apollo 13 emergency: an electrical schematic referenced by Fred Haise as he worked to preserve sufficient power for the critical rocket

Lot #: 159

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – Oklahoma State flag, 1970.

FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – Oklahoma State flag, 1970. An Oklahoma state flag, flown aboard Apollo 13, signed with an inscription from Fred Haise. SIGNED and INSCRIBED “ Flown around the moon on Apollo 13, Fred Haise, LMP ." Haise chose to carry this flag aboard because he had received his degree in

Lot #: 160

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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SPACE VIEW OF EARTH – Photograph signed.

SPACE VIEW OF EARTH – Photograph signed. Apollo 13 looks back at Earth on its way to the Moon. SIGNED and INSCRIBED: " Our spectacular view of earth, on our way to the moon form our CSM Odyssey! Fred Haise, Apollo 13 LMP ." A hemisphere of Earth as seen from space during Apollo 13 flight to the

Lot #: 161

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – Cloth mission emblem.

FLOWN ON APOLLO 13 – Cloth mission emblem. Flown Apollo 13 emblem that survived the spacecraft explosion. Featuring three horses traveling from the Earth to the Moon with the Sun in the background. “Ex Luna, Scientia” is Latin for “From the Moon, Knowledge.” The emblem is mounted on a typed letter

Lot #: 163

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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APOLLO 13 EXPLOSION – Apollo 13 Spacecraft Commentary, April 11 – 17, 1970...

APOLLO 13 EXPLOSION – Apollo 13 Spacecraft Commentary, April 11 – 17, 1970 . Houston: NASA/Manned Spacecraft Center. Complete space to ground transcription of the Moon expedition turned survival mission Apollo 13. SIGNED and INSCRIBED: " Every word said, (almost)! Fred Haise, Apollo 13 LMP

Lot #: 164

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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APOLLO 13 LANDING TARGETS – Five charts, [1970].

APOLLO 13 LANDING TARGETS – Five charts, [1970]. Charts identifying Fra Mauro and other lunar objective targets of the Apollo 13 mission. The largest chart is SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Fred HAISE: “Fred Haise, Apollo 13 LMP.” Further details on the contents of this lot: 1. Lunar Orbital Science Flight

Lot #: 165

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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BOOM! – Apollo Translunar / Transearth Trajectory Plotting Chart (ATT...

BOOM! – Apollo Translunar / Transearth Trajectory Plotting Chart (ATT), Apollo Mission 13. Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, USAF for NASA, 16 March 1970. Flight profile chart with the point of the Apollo 13 explosion marked, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by two astronauts involved. SIGNED by Apollo

Lot #: 166

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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LUNAR ORBIT – Apollo Lunar Orbit Chart (ALO), Apollo Mission 13...

LUNAR ORBIT – Apollo Lunar Orbit Chart (ALO), Apollo Mission 13, Revolutions 1, 19, 40 and 46, 11 April 1970 Launch Date. Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, USAF for NASA. Lunar orbit chart from the crippled moon-bound mission. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by James LOVELL, and Fred HAISE who

Lot #: 167

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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OLD GLORY ON THE MOON – Photograph signed, February 1971.

OLD GLORY ON THE MOON – Photograph signed, February 1971. The first American in space Alan Shepard photographs Edgar Mitchell as he stands in front the U.S. flag. SIGNED and INSCRIBED: " Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 LMP, Fra Mauro Base, Feb 1971 .” During the first of two moonwalks, Shepard and

Lot #: 168

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 14 – Texas State flag, 1971.

FLOWN ON APOLLO 14 – Texas State flag, 1971. Accompanying native Texan Edgar Mitchell to the Moon on Apollo 14. SIGNED and INSCRIBED: " Flown to the moon on Apollo 14, Edgar Mitchell ." This flag is displayed on a typed provenance letter by Mitchell, reading: "The Texas state flag displayed below

Lot #: 169

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019

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FLOWN ON APOLLO 14 – New Mexico State flag, 1971.

FLOWN ON APOLLO 14 – New Mexico State flag, 1971. Accompanying astronaut Edgar Mitchell to the Moon on Apollo 14. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Edgar MITCHELL. This flag is displayed on a typed and signed provenance letter in which Mitchell writes about his childhood in New Mexico and the prophetic

Lot #: 171

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Jul 2019