Feb 14, 2017 - Sale 2436

Sale 2436 - Lot 286

Price Realized: $ 5,460
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
An archive of 6 period binders containing approximately 280 photographs depicting Apollo Missions 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, and 17, from launch to splashdown.
With many iconic views of the historic Apollo 11 mission, showing Aldrin and Armstrong stepping foot on the moon for the first time, the memorable images of the plastic American flag, and Armstrong's reflection in Aldrin's helmet visor. Also included are multiple views of Earth as seen from outer space, and various photographs of astronauts performing scientific experiments on the Moon's surface. Silver (84) and chromogenic (199) prints, the images measuring slightly smaller than 4x5 inches (96), 8x8 inches (20), and 8x10 inches (167) (10.2x12.7 to 20.3x20.3 to 20.3x25.4 cm.), some with captions affixed to recto and many with notations on verso, in pencil and ink; also present are a number of reproductions after photographs as well as Apollo related ephemera in the form of decals, plaques, and letters. 1969-72

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