Lot 5419: Gene Cernan's Apollo 17 CSM Map

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2019-04-15 13:38:36

Lot 5419

Gene Cernan's flown 'CSM Lunar Landmark' map, 8 x 10.5, used in lunar orbit aboard the Command Module America during the Apollo 17 mission. The 1:50,000 scale map shows a portion of the lunar surface designated as the valley of Taurus-Littrow, with an area immediately above the potential Tortilla Flat landing site annotated in pencil; the map also features a number of prominent craters, including: Victory, Horatio, Camelot, Mackin, Hess, Powell, Emory, Steno, Faust, Sherlock, Henry, Shakespeare, and Cochise. The reverse is signed in black felt tip by Cernan and features an affixed Eugene A. Cernan Space Collection label signed in black ink and stating: "The crew used this flown Apollo 17 CSM Lunar Landmark Map to study the Moon from lunar orbit." In fine condition.

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

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