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3103T Marlborough
May 31, 2018 10:00AM - June 8, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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Apollo Missions, Space Food, Four Packets, Whirlpool Water Dispenser, and Six NASA Photographs, One Transparency, and Other Material.

$7,380$6,000
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3103T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Apollo Missions, Space Food, Four Packets, Whirlpool Water Dispenser, and Six NASA Photographs, One Transparency, and Other Material. Two large rectangular food packets: one empty labeled fruit cocktail; one filled with a dry orange material the texture of wood chips; and two small square packages of peanut cubes with Whirlpool Corporation Systems Division sticker (food still present), and chicken sandwiches numbered 8284 on sticker recto and serial no. FAM 188 on verso; all food packets with Velcro; Whirlpool Corporation Apollo Type Water Dispenser and Fire Extinguisher (not flown); black-and-white 5 x 7 in. photograph of Spoor demonstrating the use of space food during a television interview; press releases from Whirlpool issued just before the Apollo 11 flight to the moon, including a complete list of meals to be eaten by astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin on the moon; [and] six 8 x 10 in. black-and-white photographs of space food, 1963-1969; all materials distributed to Spoor in the period (1960s) for news coverage on Dutch television.
The Rudolf Spoor Collection of NASA Photographs and Ephemera
Estimate $500-700


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