Apollo 11 SP

Lot Number 546
Author Apollo 11
Title Apollo 11 SP
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Description Uninscribed color satin-finish 10 x 8 photo of the Apollo 11 crew posing in their space suits against a lunar background, signed in black felt tip by Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins and in black ballpoint by Buzz Aldrin. In fine condition, with image a bit on the dark side due to its being printed from a slide. The original owner had the image transferred in 1986 from a set of GAF Pana-vue educational slides entitled 'A Step Into the Universe,’ and printed on Fuji photo paper. Neil Armstrong's signature was acquired at his home in Lebanon, Ohio, June 1986 after his return from Washington following his involvement with the Rogers Commission Report, and the Collins and Aldrin signatures were procured through the mail that same year. Apollo 11 uninscribed photos represent one of the most coveted prizes of space autograph collecting.
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Estimated Price USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Actual Price USD 5,776.80

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Auction House RR Auction
Website http://www.rrauction.com
Auction Name Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 12/19
Sale Number #421
Auction Date January 15, 2014 - January 15, 2014
Sale Name Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 12/19
Total Lots 1773
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