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Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin at Tranquility Base, July 11, 1969, Large-Format Photograph Signed by Aldrin.

Auction:
3205T
Lot:
1247A
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
Discovery - 3205T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin at Tranquility Base, July 11, 1969, Large-Format Photograph Signed by Aldrin. 23 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. color photograph printed on "A Kodak Paper" photograph AS11-40-5948; a view of Buzz Aldrin with Armstrong reflected in his helmet, taken July 20, 1969, inscribed, "A proud human stands erect at Tranquility Base, Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11" in black permanent marker, some color shift, surface dust, fly speck, chipping to edges, warping, generally good, very large example; [together with] a photograph of a Protocol Officer descending from Air Force One holding this photograph after Aldrin signed it. (2)

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N.B. The Apollo 11 Crew landed in Amsterdam in October of 1969 as part of their European tour following the Moon landing.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Kodak, Rudolf Spoor, Aldrin, American people of German descent, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, Buzz Lightyear, Civil awards and decorations of the United States, Moon Landing, Spaceflight, Netherlands, Amsterdam

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