EXTRA LARGE LUNAR CHARTS, 4 Total, Signed by one from each landing crew
Lot 318
LARGE LUNAR CHART–EXTENSIVELY INSCRIBED.
Sold for US$ 18,300 inc. premium

Auction 17402: The Space Sale
16 Jul 2009 13:00 EDT

New York
Lot Details
LARGE LUNAR CHART–EXTENSIVELY INSCRIBED.
"Lunar Planning Chart (LOC-2)," lithographed lunar map in Mercator projection, May 1971, 45 by 42 inches, scale 1:2,750,000.

A magnificent lunar chart signed by six Apollo astronauts who marked their landing areas. Each has written an inscription related to their flight: ”A Dream of Mankind Becomes True! The First Lunar Landing, Apollo XI Tranquillity Base. Buzz Aldrin, July 20, 1969”; “Ocean of Storms. Second Lunar Landing. A Pinpoint Landing Next to Surveyor III. Alan Bean, Apollo XII”; “Fra Mauro Base, Third Lunar Landing, Feb. 1971. Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14”; “Hadley Base, 4th Landing, July/Aug ’71. Dave Scott, Apollo 15”; “Descartes and the Cayley Plains. Fifth Lunar Landing. April 1972. Charles M. Duke, Jr. Apollo 16”; “The Valley of Taurus Littrow. Sixth and Final Apollo Landing. December 1972. Gene Cernan, Apollo XVII."
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