Mar 21, 2019 - Sale 2502

Sale 2502 - Lot 30

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
"EARTHRISE" SIGNED BY APOLLO 8 CREW (ASTRONAUTS--APOLLO 8.) Large color Photograph Signed by all three members of the prime crew: William A. Anders * Frank F. Borman II * James A. Lovell, Jr. The photograph, showing the oft-reproduced "Earthrise" image taken by Anders from the Apollo 8 command module on Christmas Eve, 1968. Signed in the blank lower margin; inscribed at lower left in secretarial hand to radio and television broadcaster Arthur Grodfrey: "Thought you would be / Impressed as we were with / this view of the 'Good Earth-- / Our Oasis in Space'." 16x20 inches; mounted to board trimmed to size, emulsion beginning to crack overall, slight toning overall, minor abrasions along lower edge (not affecting signatures). Np, nd