Lot 580: Three items: first, an Apollo 17 press kit, 8.5 x 11, 23 pages, issued by TRW Systems Group, and bound with a single staple to the upper left corner. Contents include fact sheets on the lunar descent engine, solar power, and a preliminary time line for the mission. In fine condition, with punch holes to left edges and a few small spots to cover. Second, a color satin-finish 7 x 7.25 photo of the Command Service Module, matted to an overall size of 16 x 20, signed on the mat in black felt tip by Gene Cernan. Reverse of the photo bears a stamp that reads, "NASA authenticated by," and is signed below in black felt tip by Cernan. In fine condition. Provenance: Superior Auction, Fall 1998. And third, a color 13.75 x 10.75 photo of Cernan saluting the American flag on the lunar surface, affixed to a 20 x 16 mount, signed on the mount in black felt tip by Cernan and Ron Evans. In fine condition, with a bit of slight toning along top edge of mount. The signed photos are pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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