K12623 Vostok model
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
Auction Details
Lot Details
MODEL OF THE VOSTOK SPACECRAFT.
Model of a gleaming Vostok with projecting antenna, manufactured by the NPO Lavochkin Institute. The model 8 inches long, with antenna 16 inches. Metal and resin on a 5 x 9 inch black resin base. 1:25 scale. With wood carrying case.

This model was presented by the Chief Constructor of Rocket Engines Valentin Glushko to a designer colleague on his 70th birthday. The Vostok was one of the Soviet space program's greatest triumphs, putting a man into space before the Americans.
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