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Apollo Lunar Module Model, Grumman and NASA, Photographs and Related Material, 1966-1969.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
2311
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

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Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Apollo Lunar Module Model, Grumman and NASA, Photographs and Related Material, 1966-1969. Contractor's model on base made by Precise Models Inc. before the Apollo 11 mission and distributed to Spoor for use on Dutch television, in the original cardboard box, removable from base, approximately 6 x 10 1/4 in.; [together with] black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photographs of the box with the LM arriving by airmail in Holland, and three additional images of the LM model being used on a miniature lunar landscape made for demonstrating the Apollo 11 mission on Dutch TV; eight samples of covering materials used on the LM supplied by Grumman; eight 8 x 10 in. color NASA photos of the LM in production at Grumman; a photograph of a scale model of the LM from 1966; color 8 x 10 in. photograph of the LM on the surface of the moon: AS11-40-5927, round logo, purple caption, and "A Kodak Paper" on verso; and two images of the LM in flight: AS9-21-3181 and AS9-21-3236; two examples of the Grumman/NASA brochure on the LM with color transparencies; [and] five schematic drawings.
The Rudolf Spoor Collection of NASA Photographs and Ephemera
Estimate $5,000-7,000


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Keywords

Precise Models Inc., Grumman, Kodak, Netherlands, Apollo, Apollo 11, Apollo Lunar Module, Extravehicular activity, Outer space, Spacecraft, Spaceflight

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