July 20, 09:53 PM GMT
4,000 - 6,000 USD
APOLLO SPACECRAFT CONTRACTORS MODELS
TWO MODELS (CSM AND LM), SIGNED BY ASTRONAUTS FROM THE FIRST SEVEN APOLLO FLIGHTS
Vintage model, four pieces, when assembled 20 ¾ inches high, plastic, metal, and composite, produced by the Wlater J. Hyatt Co., atop circular base that reads ''North American Aviation, Inc. Apollo Spacecraft", SIGNED and INSCRIBED by WALTER CUNNINGHAM (Apollo 7), JAMES LOVELL (Apollo 8), MICHAEL COLLINS (Apollo 11), ALAN BEAN (Apollo 12), and FRED HAISE (Apollo 13). Minor toning, some chips to paint and composite.
Vintage model, two pieces, when assembled 6 ½ by 10 ¼ inches, plastic, metal, and composite, produced by Precise Models Inc., with NASA and Grumman logos on base, SIGNED and INSCRIBED by RUSTY L. SCHWEICKART (Apollo 9), and TOM STAFFORD (Apollo 10). Minor toning, some minor chipping to paint.
The INSCRIPTIONS present on these models are, in mission order, as follows: WALTER CUNNINGHAM: "FIRST MANNED APOLLO MISSION"; JAMES LOVELL: "FIRST LUNAR MISSION"; RUSTY L. SCHWEICKART: "APOLLO 9 LMP"; TOM STAFFORD: "APOLLO X"; MICHAEL COLLINS: "APOLLO XI"; ALAN BEAN: "FIRST PRECISION LUNAR LANDING"; and FRED HAISE:"SAFE RETURN TO EARTH AFTER OXYGEN TANK EXPLOSION!"
A PAIR OF EARLY APOLLO MODELS, SIGNED and INSCRIBED by seven different Apollo astronauts from the first seven Apollo flights.