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Lot #4070
Apollo 8 Crew-Signed Photograph Presented to Alan Bean and Family

Oversized 'Earthrise,' presented to Alan Bean's family by the crew of Apollo 8

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Oversized 'Earthrise,' presented to Alan Bean's family by the crew of Apollo 8

Unique color vintage glossy 13.75 x 10.75 photo of the iconic Apollo 8 'Earthrise,' affixed to its original 19 x 15 mount, signed and inscribed on the image in black felt tip, "To the Ragsdales, A Beautiful View of Our Home, Bill Anders,” and signed on the mount by the entire crew: "Frank Borman," "James Lovell," and "Bill Anders." Further annotated and signed on the mount in black felt tip by Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean: "Presented by the Apollo 8 crew, Frank, Jim & Bill, to Sue and me just after their return from the Moon, in December 1968, Alan Bean, Apollo 12 Astronaut." Bean had married Sue Ragsdale, a fellow graduate of the University of Texas, on April 19, 1955. Framed to an overall size of 20.5 x 16.5. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space Exploration and Aviation
  • Dates: #691 - Ended April 25, 2024

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