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Lot #9916
Sputnik Music Box

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Estimate: $200+
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Early Soviet music box commemorating the launch of Sputnik, measuring approximately 7.5″ x 4.5″ x 6″, featuring a small metal replica of the first satellite atop a clear plastic stand, set upon a metal Earth base that features the date of the launch, "4-X-1957, CCCP." The musical mechanism, which would play the patriotic Russian anthem 'Wide is My Motherland,' is not operational. In fine condition, with the Earth base detached from the mechanical bottom piece.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space Exploration and Aviation
  • Dates: #664 - Ended April 20, 2023