Lot 486: Neil Armstrong

RR Auction

2015-08-21 10:52:23

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Lot 486: Collection of correspondence from Armstrong and his wife, in the form of Christmas cards, all to the same recipient, as well as assorted unsigned items relating to Apollo 11. Included are five Christmas cards signed by Neil Armstrong, which are signed as follows: (1990) "Neil Armstrong"; (1996) "Carol & Neil Armstrong," adding "Hope you have a great '97," on the adjacent side; (1999) "Carol & Neil Armstrong"; (2002) "Carol & Neil Armstrong," adding "We hope to pop in on you one of these days!"; and (2003) "Carol & Neil Armstrong." Each of the cards is accompanied by its original mailing envelope, each addressed in Armstrong's hand.Also included are two Christmas cards signed by Armstrong's wife, one from 1973; two Christmas cards bearing embossed signatures from the 1980s; a printed invitation to a reception honoring the Apollo 11 astronauts on July 15, 1969; an invitation to the Apollo 11 launch; several booklets and programs regarding Apollo 11; an invitation and two reserved passes to Neil Armstrong's 1969 homecoming; and an unsigned candid color satin-finish 10 x 8 photo of the launch of Apollo 11. In overall fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: $3000-4000
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