Lot #3636
Luna 24

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Small fragment from the Luna 24 spacecraft, a robotic probe of the Soviet Union's Luna program that was the third mission to return lunar soil samples from the moon. The fragment measures .25″ x .25″ and is affixed to a 3.5″ x 2.5" information card from Paul Hartunian, who, on the reverse, has signed below a typed statement that reads: "To verify that this certificate is original and authentic, it must be accompanied by a copy of a letter of authenticity from Cosmonaut Valery Rozhdestvensky. It must also be signed below, by me, in ink." The referenced letter from Rozhdestvensky is not included. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space
  • Dates: #607 - Ended April 22, 2021