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Soviet Cosmonauts, First Generation: Yuri Gagarin (1934-1968), Gherman Titov (1935-2000), and Alexei Leonov (b. 1934) Signed Photograph

Auction:
3205T
Lot:
1348
Sold for:
$338$275

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

Description:

Soviet Cosmonauts, First Generation: Yuri Gagarin (1934-1968), Gherman Titov (1935-2000), and Alexei Leonov (b. 1934) Signed Photographs and Other Material. Black-and-white 5 x 7 in. portrait of Gagarin in his military uniform with signature in blue-black ink below, mounted on card; one unsigned black-and-white photograph of the first Cosmonaut wearing all of his medals; a photographic reproduction of a drawing of Gagarin; and another large photograph of a smiling Gagarin holding a white dove, with four Soviet stamps honoring him pasted to the recto of the photograph; [together with] a 45 rpm record of Gagarin's historic flight; [together with] a signed black-and-white 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. photograph of Titov; a signed color 8 x 10 in. NASA photograph of Leonov with purple caption and round NASA logo on verso, with "This Paper Manufactured by Kodak"; an unsigned black-and-white photograph of Andriyan Nikolayev (1929-2004); [and] approximately thirty Russian newspapers from the early 1960s detailing successes of the Soviet space program.

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Estimate $300-400


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Keywords

Kodak, Astronaut, Gagarin, Gherman Titov, Heroes of the Soviet Union, Soviet people, Soviet space program, Spaceflight, Titov, Vostok 1, Yuri Gagarin

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