Lot #8264
Apollo 11 Flown Film Fragment Presentation

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Estimate: $500+

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Description

Lunar flown .5 x .25 film chip fragment from the historic Apollo 11 mission, affixed to an 8.5 x 11 certificate of authenticity signed by Richard W. Underwood, Supervisory Aerospace Technologist at the Johnson Space Center. Certificate details the chronology of the film chip from after liftoff until its return on board Columbia, stating that “107 photographs were taken on this film roll while on the surface of the moon.” In fine condition, with a spot of staining to upper left corner of certificate. Underwood was responsible for developing the Apollo photographs—in fact he was the first person to view every photograph from the Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, Apollo-Soyuz, and the first 23 space shuttle missions.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space and Aviation Auction
  • Dates: April 13 - April 20