Lot 548: Two flown Russian light protective transporting canisters used for the delivery and protection of film brought to and from the Mir space station. The first, #KAP-350-N13, measures 8.25? high with a diameter of 5.5?, and the second, #39, measures 3.5? high with a diameter of 4?. In overall fine condition, with expected marks and wear from use. Both are accompanied by typed letters of authenticity, in Russian, on Federal Scientific-Research and Industrial Center letterhead stating they were utilized on expeditions AO-1, AO-2, and AO-3, and AO-9, AO-10, AO-11, and AO-12, respectively. Provenance: Superior Galleries; May 6 and 7, 2000.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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