Lot 449: Uncommon front page of the Miami Herald of July 25, 1969, 14.5 x 23, featuring a main article addressing the return of the Apollo 11 crew, with the headline reading "Moon-Walk Heroes Home Safe." Signed on the article photo in black ink, "Buzz Aldrin," and in black ballpoint, "Mike Collins" and "Neil Armstrong." Cloth-matted and framed with a large photo of the crew and two engraved plaques detailing the mission and President Nixon's post-landing congratulations to an overall size of 30.5 x 37. Central intersecting folds, Armstrong and Collins signatures a shade light, and expected uniform toning, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from Zarelli Space Authentication. Autographed by the Apollo 11 crew soon after their exhausting mission and subsequent quarantine, this next-day newspaper is enhanced by its handsome presentation and historical significance. Oversized.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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