Lot 170
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LUNAR GLOBE SIGNED BY THE FIRST SPACEWALKER COSMONAUT ALEXEI LEONOV, AND 8 ASTRONAUTS, INCLUDING ONE MOONWALKER FROM EACH MISSION

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4,000 - 6,000 USD
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47,500 USD
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Description

  • Replogle Lunar Globe, USA, ca. 1969
  • paper, ink, wood
A 12 inch diameter lunar globe, 180 mi. per inch scale on round clear acrylic stand. Two sets of 12 thick printed glossy paper gores over pasteboard, each pole with metal pin. Apollo 11 landing site printed in Sea of Tranquility, with no other landing sites indicated. 

SIGNED: "LEONOV" NEAR THE MARE MOSCOVENSE, "BUZZ ALDRIN APOLLO XI" OVER THE SEA OF TRANQUILITY, "ALAN BEAN APOLLO 12" AND "RICHARD GORDON APOLLO XII" NEAR THE OCEAN OF STORMS, "EDGAR MITCHELL APOLLO 14" AT FRA MAURO, "DAVE SCOTT APOLLO 15" AND "AL WORDEN APOLLO 15" AT THE HADLEY/APPENINES, "CHARLIE DUKE APOLLO 16" AT THE DESCARTES HIGHLANDS, AND "GENE CERNAN APOLLO XVII" AT TAURUS LITTROW.

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