Nov 20, 2014 - Sale 2367

Sale 2367 - Lot 43

Price Realized: $ 975
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
(ASTRONAUTS.) Group Photograph Signed, by 10 of the first cosmonauts, an assemblage of bust portraits with Lenin's Tomb in the background [Moscow, circa 1964]. With an inscription in an unknown hand, in Russian: "To Comrade Nikolaev, Yurii Vasil'evitch / With gratitude for your help." Signed in the blank lower margin, below the relevant portrait and above inscription. Lacking signature of Konstantin Feoktistov, whose portrait is second from left. 2x12 inches (image), 5x12 inches overall; minor scattered smudging to few signatures. (TFC) Np, circa 1964

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From left to right: Vladimir Komarov, Boris Yegorov, Valery Bykovsky, Pavel Popovich, Gherman Titov, Andriyan Nikolayev, Valentina Tereshkova, Yuri Gagarin, Pavel Belyayev, and Aleksei Leonov.