The Space History Sale
26 Apr 2012, starting at 13:00 EDT.

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EXTRA LARGE LUNAR NEAR SIDE CHART.
Sold for US$ 62,500 inc. premium
LOTS
 of 1312
1003 TWO GENERATIONS OF PIONEER AVIATORS LINKED. CHANUTE, OCTAVE. Progress in Flying Machines. New York: M.N. Forney, 1899. US$ 1,187
£706
€857
1005 JUNE BUG AND CURTISS NO. 1. 2 black and white photographs, US$ 1,875
£1,115
€1,353
1006 WRIGHT AT CAMP D'AUVOURS, AUGUST 1908. Group of 4 black and white photographs, US$ 3,125
£1,859
€2,255
1009 PILOT TRAINING, PAU, EARLY 1909. Group of 5 black and white photographs, US$ 3,250
£1,933
€2,345
1010 FROM CARRIAGES TO FLYING MACHINES. Black and white photograph, US$ 9,375
£5,577
€6,766
1011 WRIGHT BROTHERS—SIGNED. Postcard published by Rotary Photographic Series, US$ 10,000
£5,949
€7,217
1021 CURTISS' TAKE ON THE LANGLEY AERODROME. Group of 4 black and white photographs, US$ 1,750
£1,041
€1,263
1025 FABRIC FROM LINDBERGH'S SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS? A square fragment of silver-coated textile, US$ 2,000
£1,189
€1,443
1026 LINDBERGH PHOTOGRAPHS. Collection of 35 black and white photographs, US$ 2,750
£1,636
€1,984
1027 CHARLES LINDBERGH SIGNED MENU, 1927 Signature ("C.A. Lindbergh"), to upper wrap of printed menu, "Dinner in honor of Colonel Charles Lindbergh," US$ 875
£520
€631
1028 CHESLEY BONESTELL ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION. Original gouache on artist's board, US$ 6,875
£4,090
€4,962
1029 METEORITE SPHERE. Large etched iron-nickel meteorite sphere, US$ 3,500
£2,082
€2,526
1030 EARLY CHINESE SPACE POSTER. [In Chinese:] I am a Planet in the Solar System. [China: 1958.] US$ 500
£297
€360
1031 THE FIRST MAIL TO ORBIT OUR PLANET. WHITE, THOMAS DRESSER. Typed Letter Signed ("Thomas D. White"), 1 p with conjoined blank, 9 x 7 inches, Vandenberg Air Force Base, [November 12, 1960], to General Lyman L. Lemnitzer, US$ 37,500
£22,310
€27,066
1032 POLARIS AND AGENA MODELS. 1. Model of the Polaris A-1 submarine-launched ballistic missile, US$ 400
£237
€288
1033 AGENA-B UPPER STAGE MODEL. Model of the upper stage of an Agena-B upper stage, US$ 500
£297
€360
1034 ATLAS ROCKET MODEL. Model of the Atlas rocket made by Topping of Akron, OH. US$ 750
£446
€541
1035 EARLY RUSSIAN SPACE SUIT GLOVES. Pair of Russian pressure suit gloves, US$ 1,250
£743
€902
1036 MODEL OF THE VOSTOK SPACECRAFT. Model of a gleaming Vostok with projecting antenna, manufactured by the NPO Lavochkin Institute. US$ 3,500
£2,082
€2,526
1037 HOMELAND! [In Cyrillic:] Otchizna! ... Slava nauke, slava trudu! Slava sovetskomu stroju! [Homeland! Glory to science, glory to work! Glory to the Soviet system!] Moscow: 1958. US$ 1,187
£706
€857
1038 THE CONQUEROR OF SPACE. [In Cyrillic:] Slava kommunisticheskoj partii! Slava nashemu narodu - pokoritelju kosmosa! [The Glory of the Communist Party! The Glory of our People - the Conqueror of Space!] Moscow: 1961. US$ 1,125
£669
€811
1039 TO THE STARS, TO THE SUN. [In Cyrillic:] K zvezdam! K solntzu! [To the Stars! To the Sun!] Moscow: 1964. US$ 1,500
£892
€1,082
1040 TO SPACE—THE SOVIET WAY! [In Cyrillic:] V Kosmos Doroga Sovetskaja! [To space—the Soviet way!] Moscow: 1961. US$ 1,500
£892
€1,082
1041 GLORY TO THE COMMUNIST PARTY. [In Cyrillic:] Glory to the Communist Party! Kiev: 1962. US$ 1,187
£706
€857
1042 ORIGINAL ART FOR A SOVIET POSTER. VORONIN, IVAN YEGOROVICH. [In Cyrillic:] Our Party Leads Us Forward. [1962.] US$ 1,062
£632
€766
1043 TO SOVIET SCIENCE—GLORY! [In Cyrillic:] Sovetskoj nauke—slava! [To Soviet Science—Glory!] Moscow: 1964. US$ 250
£148
€180
1048 FIRST MEN IN SPACE—SIGNED. BERGAUST, ERIK. First Men in Space. New York: Putnam's Sons, 1960. US$ 562
£334
€405
1051 COOPER'S MERCURY ESCAPE TOWER DIAGRAM. "Relative position of tower and capsule when tower is removed using escape rocket 5 sec. after staging." US$ 3,000
£1,784
€2,165
1053 FLOWN LIBERTY BELL 7 FILM. A 1½ inch long segment of 16mm motion picture film encased in an 8½ x 3 x 2 inch lucite block. US$ 200
£118
€144
1054 FIRST US MANNED ORBITAL FLIGHT—SIGNED. Results of the First United States Manned Orbital Space Flight, February 20, 1962. [Houston]: MSC, [1962]. US$ 2,000
£1,189
€1,443
1055 SEVEN MILES OF WIRE—AND A SWIZZLE STICK. GLENN, JOHN. Typed Manuscript Signed ("John Glenn") and Inscribed ("For Mrs Ethel Smith"), US$ 375
£223
€270
1056 MERCURY-ERA STAR CHART. Double-sized star chart, 10 x 3½ inches, US$ 875
£520
€631
1058 TRACKING SCHIRRA'S FLIGHT—SIGNED. MA-8 Tracking and Communications Networks flight chart, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 1962. US$ 937
£557
€676
1059 CARPENTER AT CAPE. Black and white photograph, US$ 175
£104
€126
1060 CARPENTER SPEAKS TO JFK. Black and white photograph, US$ 175
£104
€126
1061 SCHIRRA BUYS AN ATLAS ROCKET! Black and white photograph, US$ 437
£260
€315
1062 SCHIRRA AND HIS HASSELBLAD FLIGHT CAMERA. Black and white photograph, US$ 437
£260
€315
1063 COOPER SPACE SUIT PORTRAIT. Color photograph, US$ 162
£96
€117
1065 COOPER'S FAITH 7 LAUNCH. Color photolithograph, US$ 175
£104
€126
1066 COOPER—PHOTOGRAPHER IN ORBIT. Color photograph, US$ 175
£104
€126
1067 UN POSTAL COVER—FIVE MERCURY SIGNATURES. Postal envelope with the printed names of the Mercury astronauts, several of whom visited the United Nations for celebrations related to John Glenn's orbital flight. US$ 1,187
£706
€857
1068 GLENN'S FLIGHT—SIGNED FIRST DAY COVER. Postal envelope with four Mercury Program U.S. Man in Space stamps. US$ 500
£297
€360
1069 CARPENTER, M. SCOTT, AND OTHERS—SIGNED. We Seven. By the Astronauts Themselves. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962. US$ 250
£148
€180
1070 CHINA ON SOVIET AND AMERICAN SATELLITES. [In Chinese:] Reference Material on the Man-Made Satellites. Shape Ships and Space Rockets Launched by Different Countries from 1957-1964. Beijing: Chinese Science Academy Printing Factory, 1965. US$ 250
£148
€180
1072 NASA PROJECT GEMINI FAMILIARIZATION—SIGNED. "NASA Project Gemini Familiarization Manual, Long Range and Modified Configurations." Saint Louis, MO: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, March 15, 1964. US$ 9,375
£5,577
€6,766
1073 GEMINI BLUEPRINT—SIGNED BY FIVE SPACE PILOTS. Instruments, Displays, and Controls blueprint US$ 11,250
£6,693
€8,119
1074 CHAFFEE-SIGNED LAUNCH SEQUENCE MEMO. ROGER CHAFFEE'S EARLY ROLE AS CAPCOM.
Original signed memorandum from Mission Control's Blue Team Flight Dynamics Officer, February 11, 1965, sent to Blue Team flight directors John Hodge and Glynn Lunney.
US$ 1,625
£966
€1,172
1075 STAFFORD'S GEMINI 3 MEDALLION, FROM THE CREW. THE FIRST GEMINI MEDALLION TO BE FLOWN IN SPACE.
US$ 1,375
£818
€992
1076 GUS GRISSOM'S GEMINI 3 MISSION EMBLEM. Cloth crew mission emblem, US$ 3,500
£2,082
€2,526
1077 INSCRIBED TO THE GEMINI PROGRAM MANAGER. Color photograph, US$ 1,125
£669
€811
1078 WHITE AND MCDIVITT MEET GAGARIN. Menu for a luncheon held during the "26' Salon International de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace" at Le Bourget airfield, Paris, June 19, 1965, US$ 2,000
£1,189
€1,443
1079 CHARLES CONRAD'S MEDALLION FLOWN ON GEMINI 5. EIGHT DAYS OR BUST—U.S. LEADS SPACE EXPLORATION. US$ 1,750
£1,041
€1,263
1080 COOPER'S GEMINI TRAINING NOTES—ELECTRICAL FAILURES. Electrical Sequential System Failures, a 4-sheet briefing hand-out provided to Gordon Cooper having eight separate sets of manuscript notes by Cooper. US$ 125
£74
€90
1081 COOPER'S GEMINI COMPUTER SYSTEM TRAINING PAPERS. Gemini Computer, Fourth System Math Flow Diagrams, US$ 275
£163
€198
1082 COOPER'S 70MM HASSELBLAD GEMINI 5 FLIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY. Gemini V (August 21 – 29, 1965) 70mm Photography Identification, US$ 625
£371
€451
1083 COOPER'S GEMINI PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK. COOPER ON EARLY ORBITAL PHOTOGRAPHY.
US$ 1,250
£743
€902
1084 STAFFORD'S NASA GEMINI 7/6 FLIGHT INFORMATION. STAFFORD DESCRIBES HIS FLIGHT EXPERIENCES.
US$ 562
£334
€405
1087 SCHIRRA'S FLOWN GEMINI 6 MISSION EMBLEM. "GOTCHA" MASTER FLIES BY THE SEAT OF HIS PANTS! US$ 3,750
£2,231
€2,706
1088 SCHIRRA'S FLOWN GEMINI 6 MEDALLION. Flown Gemini 6 sterling silver medallion, US$ 2,500
£1,487
€1,804
1089 GEMINI SPACECRAFT ROCKET ENGINE—SIGNED. ATTITUDE CONTROL FOR THE GEMINI SPACECRAFT.
US$ 3,250
£1,933
€2,345
1090 GEMINI 6 CREW PORTRAIT. US$ 250
£148
€180
1091 IMAGES OF THE FIRST SPACE RENDEZVOUS. US$ 312
£185
€225
1096 SCHIRRA'S MEDALLION CARRIED ON GEMINI 8. A GIFT FROM NEIL ARMSTRONG.
US$ 6,875
£4,090
€4,962
1099 LETTER FLOWN ON GEMINI 10? Microfilm letter possibly flown into orbit on an Agena Target Vehicle and retrieved by Michael Collins during Gemini 10, together with related correspondence. US$ 2,500
£1,487
€1,804
1101 ALDRIN'S SPACEWALK SELF PORTRAIT. Color photograph, US$ 350
£208
€252
1102 GEMINI TITAN LAUNCH—SIGNED. US$ 2,500
£1,487
€1,804
1103 THE FIRST SPACE RENDEZVOUS—SIGNED. US$ 750
£446
€541
1105 THE SPACE RACE—WHO IS AHEAD? SIGNED BY TEN ASTRONAUTS.
US$ 6,250
£3,718
€4,511
1108 DETAILS OF THE GEMINI PROGRAM—SIGNED. Malik, P.W. and G.A. Souris. Project Gemini: A Technical Summary. NASA Contractor Report 1106. McDonnell Douglas Corporation for MSC, June, 1968. US$ 2,125
£1,264
€1,533
1109 CHUCK MATHEWS' RETIREMENT ALBUMS. Pair of albums presented to Gemini program manager Charles W. Mathews, US$ 312
£185
€225
1110 ASTRONAUTS IN SUITS. Group of 15 color photolithographs, US$ 625
£371
€451
1111 "PETAL" FOR LUNA 9 SOVIET SOFT-LANDER. Large alloy "petal," designed for the Luna 9 lander manufactured by GSMZ Lavochkin. US$ 4,000
£2,379
€2,887
1112 YASTREB SPACE SUIT—DESIGNED FOR EVA. "Yastreb" ("Hawk" in Russian) pressure suit with vacuum shield / thermal protection oversuit and portable life support system, US$ 46,250
£27,516
€33,381
1114 APOLLO 1 CREW. Color photolithograph, US$ 9,750
£5,800
€7,037
1115 EXTRA LARGE LUNAR NEAR SIDE CHART. US$ 62,500
£37,184
€45,110
1118 APOLLO CM DISPLAY CONSOLE BLUEPRINT. SIGNED BY TEN ASTRONAUTS.
Design Layout – Main Display Console, CM 98. North American Aviation, 1965.
US$ 3,125
£1,859
€2,255
1120 COMMAND MODULE DECANTER. Ceramic decanter based on the Apollo Command/Service Module, US$ 250
£148
€180
1122 COOPER'S 16 MM FILM STOWAGE BAG. LETTER DESCRIBES HIS APOLLO TRAINING EXPERIENCES. US$ 937
£557
€676
1123 COOPER'S SATURN V BLUEPRINT. SIGNED WITH SATURN VEHICLE NUMBERS.
US$ 1,187
£706
€857
1125 MOST POWERFUL MANNED LIQUID ROCKET STAGE. "Schematic Propulsion Control System – S-IC." The Boeing Company, 1962-63. US$ 3,750
£2,231
€2,706
1126 SATURN V AUTOPILOT COMPONENT. Saturn Launch Vehicle Digital Computer "Page," US$ 1,000
£594
€721
1127 SATURN V BEING ROLLED OUT. Black and white photograph, US$ 375
£223
€270
1128 SIGNED BY NINE WHO FLEW THE MOON ROCKET. INCLUDING SHEPARD—THE ONLY MERCURY MOONWALKER.
US$ 3,500
£2,082
€2,526
1130 APOLLO SATURN LAUNCH VIEWING BADGES. Collection of seven multi-colored Apollo-Saturn V launch viewing badges issued by the Kennedy Space Center between 1969 and 1971. US$ 400
£237
€288
1131 APOLLO SATURN LAUNCH UMBILICAL SWITCH. Switch and sensor assembly, manufactured by Kinetics Corp. of Solana Beach, CA, US$ 237
£141
€171
1132 LION BROTHERS CREW MISSION EMBLEMS. Cloth crew mission emblems, 15 total, US$ 2,375
£1,413
€1,714
1134 COLUMBIA MEDALLION WITH CERTIFICATE. NASA Manned Flight Awareness STS-1 medallion, US$ 200
£118
€144
1135 CANAVERAL PORT AUTHORITY MEDALLIONS. US$ 75
£44
€54
1142 SKYLAB 4 ON-BOARD COLOR PHOTOGRAPY. 70 mm film roll over 20 feet in length stored in a 4 inch diameter metal cylinder. US$ 687
£409
€496
1143 GORDON COOPER'S APOLLO I CREW EMBLEM. A GIFT FROM "GUS" GRISSOM.
Cloth crew mission emblem,
US$ 1,500
£892
€1,082
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