Lot 9042: Collection of Five Flown Cosmonaut Film Canisters

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-10-06 13:09:43

Lot 9042: Five flown film canisters used by Pyotr Klimuk and Vitali Sevastyanov aboard the Soyuz 18 mission, all measure 2.75? long and 1? in diameter, each is labeled with typed and handwritten identification notations in Cyrillic. Scattered dings and soiling from use, otherwise overall fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity in Cyrillic from the Main Headquarters of Geography and Cartography of the Ministry of the Soviet Union, in part (translated): "The canisters, marked #2-B, 3-B, 4-B, 7-B, 7-A were equipped by photo films colored 'Kodak-H5B' for photo shootings aboard the space ship and black-and-white (photo film) 'Photo-250' for outside (the space ship) photo shootings. Technical photo shooting were carried out by apparatus 'Hasselblad-500 EL' aboard the spaceship 'Salyut-4' by the crew of cosmonauts Klymuk and Sevastyanov during the period from May 24 till July 26, 1975." RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463 Thursday, 22nd October 2015 Estimate: $300-500
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