Lot 389: Apollo Viii

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2016-02-24 17:01:20

Lot 389: Apollo Viii: Signed Colour 9.5 X 7 Photograph By All Three Crew Members Of The Apollo Viii Space Mission Individually Comprising Frank Borman (Commander), James Lovell (Command Module Pilot) And William Anders (Lunar Module Pilot), The Official Nasa Image Depicting The Earth As Seen From The Apollo Viii Spacecraft As It Orbited Around The Moon. Signed By All Three Astronauts In Black Inks To A Clear Area At The Base Of The Image, Anders Signing With His Surname Only And Lovell Adding Ap8 Cmp In His Hand Beneath His Signature. Neatly Trimmed And With Some Slight Traces Of Former Mounting To The Verso, Otherwise Vg Apollo Viii, The Second Human Spaceflight Mission Of The United States Apollo Programme, Was Launched On 21St December 1968 And Became The First Manned Spacecraft To Leave Earth'S Orbit, Reach The Earth'S Moon, Orbit It, And Return Safely To Earth. The Present Image Captures The Occasion When The Three Astronauts Became The First People To Witness An Earthrise On 24Th December 1968. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction featuring The David Smith Collection & The Collection of a Gentleman March 2016 Saturday, 5th March 2016 Estimate: £200 - 300
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