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Auction 3048M

November 2, 2017 10:00AM

11-02-2017 11-02-2017

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Lots

Ralph Morse (American, 1917-2014)

Ralph Morse (American, 1917-2014)

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Ralph Morse (American, 1917-2014) The original seven Mercury astronauts, Langley Air Force Base, July 1960. NASA HQ caption on the verso. Vintage gelatin silver print, image size 9 x 6 3/4 in. More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$738$600

Unidentified Photographer Mission Control at Cape Canaveral, Mercury Program, 1960. NASA HQ caption on the verso. Vintage gelatin silver print, image size 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (18.9 x 24.0 cm), More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Unidentified Photographer Test flight of the Mercury spacecraft, Mercury-Atlas 2, February 1961. NASA-USAF caption and RCA stamp on the verso l.r. Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$492$400

Unidentified Photographer Dr. Wernher Von Braun, chief architect of the Saturn project, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, February 1961. NASA stamp and caption on the verso. Vintage gelatin More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Unidentified Photographer Alan Shepard, the first American in space, just before liftoff, Mercury-Redstone 3, May 5, 1961. NASA HQ caption on the verso. Vintage gelatin silver print, image size 9 More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$584$475

Unidentified Photographer Launch of Freedom 7, the first spacecraft carrying an American in space, Mercury-Redstone 3, May 5, 1961. Stamped "D4C 13620" on the verso u.r., McDonnell stamp on the More ...

Taken by a 70mm Earth Sky Automatic Camera Mounted on the Freedom 7 Spacecraft

Taken by a 70mm Earth Sky Automatic Camera Mounted on the Freedom 7 Spacecraft

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$246$200

Taken by a 70mm Earth Sky Automatic Camera Mounted on the Freedom 7 Spacecraft View of the Earth and space, Mercury-Redstone 3, May 5, 1961. NASA HQ caption on the verso. Vintage gelatin silver More ...

Dean Conger (American, b. 1927)

Dean Conger (American, b. 1927)

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$923$750

Dean Conger (American, b. 1927) Alan Shepard back from space with his Freedom 7 capsule aboard the carrier USS Lake Champlain, Mercury-Redstone 3, May 1961. Stamped "D4C 6493" on the verso u.r., More ...

Attributed to Dean Conger (American, b. 1927)

Attributed to Dean Conger (American, b. 1927)

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Attributed to Dean Conger (American, b. 1927) President Kennedy congratulates astronaut Alan Shepard, the first American in space, and decides to go to the Moon, May 8, 1961. Vintage gelatin More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$431$350

Unidentified Photographer Two photographs depicting the unsuccessful recovery of the Liberty Bell 7 spacecraft piloted by Virgil "Gus" Grissom during the second American suborbital flight, More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$615$500

Unidentified Photographer Two photographs depicting the launch of the first successful American unmanned orbital flight, Mercury-Atlas 4, September 13, 1961, and the chimp Enos prior to his More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Unidentified Photographer Two photographs of John Glenn training before America's first orbital spaceflight, Mercury-Atlas 6, 1962. Vintage chromogenic prints on fiber-based Kodak paper with "EKC" More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Unidentified Photographer Portrait of John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, beside his Friendship 7 spacecraft, Mercury-Atlas 6, February 1962. Numbered "NASA S-62-223" in black on More ...

John Glenn (American, 1921-2016)

John Glenn (American, 1921-2016)

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

John Glenn (American, 1921-2016) The first photograph from space taken by man: the Sun illuminating the Earth, Mercury-Atlas 6, February 20, 1962. NASA caption on the verso. Vintage chromogenic More ...

Recorded by an Automatic Movie Camera Aboard the Friendship 7 Capsule

Recorded by an Automatic Movie Camera Aboard the Friendship 7 Capsule

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Recorded by an Automatic Movie Camera Aboard the Friendship 7 Capsule John Glenn weightless inside the Friendship 7 capsule during America's first orbital spaceflight, Mercury-Atlas 6, February More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Unidentified Photographer Launch of Friendship 7, the first spacecraft carrying an American astronaut in Earth orbit, Mercury-Atlas 6, February 20, 1962. Large-format vintage chromogenic print on More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Unidentified Photographer Astronaut Scott Carpenter standing in front of a Project Mercury tracking antenna, Mercury-Atlas 7, May 1962. Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak paper with an More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$615$500

Unidentified Photographer Two photographs of the Aurora 7 spacecraft on top of its Atlas Booster and its recovery in the Atlantic Ocean after three orbits, Mercury-Atlas 7, May 1962. Stamped "D4C More ...

Unidentified Photographer and Walter Schirra (American, 1923-2007)

Unidentified Photographer and Walter Schirra (American, 1923-2007)

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Unidentified Photographer and Walter Schirra (American, 1923-2007) Four contact sheets depicting the Sigma 7 space mission of Walter Schirra, Mercury-Atlas 8, October 3, 1962. Vintage chromogenic More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$492$400

Unidentified Photographer Four photographs depicting Gordon Cooper's rendezvous with the Atlas rocket for his ride through space, Mercury-Atlas 9, May 15, 1963. NASA HQ and MSC captions on the More ...

Recorded by a Television Camera Aboard the Faith 7 Capsule

Recorded by a Television Camera Aboard the Faith 7 Capsule

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Recorded by a Television Camera Aboard the Faith 7 Capsule Two photographs representing the first TV pictures transmitted from space, including Gordon Cooper inside the Faith 7 capsule and the More ...

Gordon Cooper (American, 1927-2004)

Gordon Cooper (American, 1927-2004)

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Gordon Cooper (American, 1927-2004) Earth taken with the first Hasselblad camera used in space, Mercury-Atlas 9, May 15, 1963. NASA-USAF caption and RCA stamp on the verso. Vintage chromogenic More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$677$550

Unidentified Photographer First test flight of the Gemini spacecraft, Gemini 1, April 1964. NASA KSC caption on the verso. Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak paper with 'A Kodak More ...

Recorded by a P-3 Camera Aboard the Ranger 7 Spacecraft

Recorded by a P-3 Camera Aboard the Ranger 7 Spacecraft

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$615$500

Recorded by a P-3 Camera Aboard the Ranger 7 Spacecraft The final photograph transmitted before impact by the first probe to send closeup pictures of the Moon, Ranger 7, July 31, 1964. NASA HQ More ...

Ralph Morse (American, 1917-2014)

Ralph Morse (American, 1917-2014)

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Ralph Morse (American, 1917-2014) John Young and Virgil "Gus" Grissom, the first two-man crew of the space program, inside the Molly Brown spacecraft before liftoff, Gemini 3, March 23, 1965. NASA More ...

John Young (American, b. 1930)

John Young (American, b. 1930)

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$800$650

John Young (American, b. 1930) Sunset from space, Gemini 3, March 1965. Numbered ' NASA S-65-18753' (NASA MSC) in red on the recto u.l. margin. Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$369$300

Unidentified Photographer Four photographs depicting training and simulation exercises, and equipment for the first EVA (Extravehicular Activity) in space, Gemini 4, May 1965. One with NASA KSC More ...

Unidentified Photographer

Unidentified Photographer

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Unidentified Photographer Two photographs depicting the departure for space, Gemini 4, June 3, 1965. One numbered "NASA S-65-29660" in red on the recto u.l. margin, NASA MSC caption on the verso; More ...

Recorded by a 16mm Camera Mounted to the Exterior of the Gemini 4 Spacecraft

Recorded by a 16mm Camera Mounted to the Exterior of the Gemini 4 Spacecraft

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Recorded by a 16mm Camera Mounted to the Exterior of the Gemini 4 Spacecraft First U.S. spacewalk, Ed White floats away from the spacecraft, Gemini 4, June 3, 1965. Vintage chromogenic print on More ...

James A. McDivitt (American, b. 1929)

James A. McDivitt (American, b. 1929)

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

James A. McDivitt (American, b. 1929) First U.S. spacewalk, Ed White's EVA (Extravehicular Activity) over the Pacific Ocean, Gemini 4, June 1965. Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak More ...