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
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  • Lot 1001
    PROBLEM OF MANFLIGHT. MEANS, JAMES. The Problem of Manflight. Boston: W.B. Clarke, 1894.
    US$ 300 - 500
    £180 - 300

  • Lot 1002
    19TH CENTURY AMERICAN AVIATION POSTER. WRIGHT, CHARLES HUBBARD, artist. The May Century. Scientific Kite-Flying Described by three Experts. General Schofield's Chapters of Secret History. [New York?: 1897.]
    US$ 2,000 - 4,000
    £1,200 - 2,400

  • Lot 1003
    TWO GENERATIONS OF PIONEER AVIATORS LINKED. CHANUTE, OCTAVE. Progress in Flying Machines. New York: M.N. Forney, 1899.
    Sold for US$ 1,187 inc. premium

  • Lot 1004
    WRIGHT—SOME AERONAUTICAL EXPERIMENTS. WRIGHT, WILBUR. Some Aeronautical Experiments. [In: Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution ... For the Year Ending June 30, 1902.] Washington: Government Printing Office, 1903.
    US$ 500 - 700
    £300 - 420

  • Lot 1005
    JUNE BUG AND CURTISS NO. 1. 2 black and white photographs,
    Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 1006
    WRIGHT AT CAMP D'AUVOURS, AUGUST 1908. Group of 4 black and white photographs,
    Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 1007
    WRIGHT AT AUVOURS, BY MONTAUT. MONTAUT, ERNEST. Wright au Camp d'Auvours. Paris: M[arguerite] M[ontaut], 1908.
    US$ 1,500 - 2,500
    £890 - 1,500

  • Lot 1008
    DINNER FOR WILBUR WRIGHT AND FRIENDS. Cover of a menu, "Diner de la marmite," designed by G. Fraipont,
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    £2,400 - 3,600

  • Lot 1009
    PILOT TRAINING, PAU, EARLY 1909. Group of 5 black and white photographs,
    Sold for US$ 3,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 1010
    FROM CARRIAGES TO FLYING MACHINES. Black and white photograph,
    Sold for US$ 9,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 1011
    WRIGHT BROTHERS—SIGNED. Postcard published by Rotary Photographic Series,
    Sold for US$ 10,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 1012
    THE FIRST GREAT GATHERING OF AVIATORS. JOURDAIN, ROGER. Aérodrome de Vichy. Meeting organisé par la Ste. l'Ariel ... Concours Promenades Leçons. Paris: Publicité Vig, [1909.]
    US$ 7,000 - 9,000
    £4,200 - 5,400

  • Lot 1013
    GLENN CURTISS WINS SPEED RACE, AUGUST 1909. Group of 3 black and white photographs,
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    £1,200 - 1,800

  • Lot 1014
    CURTISS WINNING THE GORDON BENNETT CUP. GAMY (MARGUERITE MONTAUT). Coupe Gordon-Bennett, 1909 / Curtiss le gagnant. Paris: Mabileau & Co., 1909.
    US$ 500 - 700
    £300 - 420

  • Lot 1015
    EUGENE LEFEBVRE AT CHAMPAGNE AIR RACE, 1909. Group of 4 black and white photographs,
    US$ 1,200 - 1,800
    £710 - 1,100

  • Lot 1016
    LEFEBVRE SOARS, CHAMPAGNE AIR RACE, 1909. Black and white photograph,
    US$ 900 - 1,200
    £540 - 710

  • Lot 1017
    COMTE DE LAMBERT IN A WRIGHT BIPLANE, 1909. Group of 4 black and white photographs,
    US$ 1,200 - 1,800
    £710 - 1,100

  • Lot 1018
    CHAMPAGNE AVIATION WEEK, 1909 AND 1910. 3 items, comprising: SABATTIER, LOUIS, artist. Les beaux soirs de 1909: impression de Bétheny (19 aout). [Paris: l'Illustration, 1909.]
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    £480 - 710

  • Lot 1019
    WRIGHT BROTHERS PAMPHLETS. Group of 4 pamphlets, comprising: BRACKE, A. Construction et Manœuvres de l'Aéroplane Wright. Mons: Dequesne-Masquillier & fils, 1909.
    US$ 600 - 800
    £360 - 480

  • Lot 1020
    ORVILLE WRIGHT AND THE 1911 GLIDER. Group of 4 black and white photographs,
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    £1,200 - 1,800

  • Lot 1021
    CURTISS' TAKE ON THE LANGLEY AERODROME. Group of 4 black and white photographs,
    Sold for US$ 1,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 1022
    LAFAYETTE FLYING CORPS. [ELLIOTT, CHESTER ARTHUR. 1897-?]
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    £2,400 - 3,600

  • Lot 1023
    ST. LOUIS INTERNATIONAL AIR RACE POSTER. WALTER, CARL, artist. Over 200 miles per hour - International Air Races, St-Louis - October 1-2-3. St. Louis: Allied Press, [1923].
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    £480 - 710

  • Lot 1024
    AMERICAN INVENTOR-PIONEERS. Group of 4 black and white photographs,
    US$ 600 - 900
    £360 - 540

  • Lot 1025
    FABRIC FROM LINDBERGH'S SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS? A square fragment of silver-coated textile,
    Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 1026
    LINDBERGH PHOTOGRAPHS. Collection of 35 black and white photographs,
    Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 1028
    CHESLEY BONESTELL ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION. Original gouache on artist's board,
    Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 1029
    METEORITE SPHERE. Large etched iron-nickel meteorite sphere,
    Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 1030
    EARLY CHINESE SPACE POSTER. [In Chinese:] I am a Planet in the Solar System. [China: 1958.]
    Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium

  • Lot 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,
    Sold for US$ 37,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 1032¤
    POLARIS AND AGENA MODELS. 1. Model of the Polaris A-1 submarine-launched ballistic missile,
    Sold for US$ 400 inc. premium

  • Lot 1033¤
    AGENA-B UPPER STAGE MODEL. Model of the upper stage of an Agena-B upper stage,
    Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium

  • Lot 1034¤
    ATLAS ROCKET MODEL. Model of the Atlas rocket made by Topping of Akron, OH.
    Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium

  • Lot 1035
    EARLY RUSSIAN SPACE SUIT GLOVES. Pair of Russian pressure suit gloves,
    Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 1036
    MODEL OF THE VOSTOK SPACECRAFT. Model of a gleaming Vostok with projecting antenna, manufactured by the NPO Lavochkin Institute.
    Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium

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