Lot #2040
Apollo Hardware and Spacecraft Lot of (42) Vintage Original NASA Photographs

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Estimate: $1000+

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Fascinating collection of 42 vintage original NASA photographs documenting the development, testing, and transportation of Apollo-era equipment, hardware, and spacecraft during the 1960s and 1970s. The photos are glossy and semi-glossy, 8 x 10 and 10 x 8, with reverse of photos bearing a mixture of purple NASA caption text and pencil and felt tip annotations (some on front side), with several also featuring “A Kodak Paper” watermarks; a total of eight photos stapled together. The photos include several collage or contact sheet examples of various hardware, structure, and system checks, in addition to command service module during inspection and transportation procedures; the lunar module 3 being lowered to the CM 104 for a fitting check; a stripping procedure for a rocket motor; the S-IVB third stage for the Apollo 14 Saturn V launch vehicle, and much more. In overall very good to fine condition, with some surface loss and adhesive remnants, and staple holes to a few photos. From the M. Edward Thomas Collection.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: October 11 - October 17