Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
Our Current Auction Closes Jun 13    
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About US   Featured Lots 
Bidder Login
Bidder #
Password

New Bidder Registration
Forgot your password?

The Current Auction
Ends June 13th
Sports Auction Preview
Begins Jun 14
Search
Advanced Search
By Item Number
Gallery Search
Past Auction Search
Bidding
How Do I Bid?
What is BidTracker™?
New Bidder Registration
The 30-Minute Rule
Terms and Conditions
New to RR Auction?
About Us
Testimonials
Register to Bid
Jobs at RR Auction
Press Releases
Consign to RR Auction
How to Consign
2018 Auction Calendar
Jan 10
Jan 18
Feb 7
Feb 15
Mar 7
Mar 15
Apr 11
Apr 19
May 9
May 17
Jun 13
Jun 21
Jun 28
Jul 11
Jul 19
Jul 26
Aug 8
Aug 16
Sep 12
Sep 20
Oct 10
Oct 18
Nov 7
Nov 15
Dec 5
Dec 13
  More Dates & Deadlines

Item 644 - Space Collection Catalog 386 (May 2012)

Back To Previous Page
(we are no longer accepting bids on this item)
Minimum Bid: $200.00
Sold Price: $720.00 (includes buyer's premium)

Description


A large collection of items originally owned by retired longtime NASA engineer John Reid. Personal items include: Reed’s NASA Manned Spacecraft Center hard helmet; his Kennedy Space Center identification card, marked ‘Retired’ at the top; one of his NASA mechanical pencils, a presentation medallion given to Reid as a member of the NASA/SCO Launch Team, July 16, 1969; a 25th anniversary presentation medallion; as well as a small square of shuttle heat shield, presented to Reid and housed in a small Lucite square.

Remainder of the items are housed in 23 individually frames of various sizes and include unsigned photos, NASA letters and memos (with printed signatures), and assorted commendations and certificates of appreciation (also with printed signatures). Some of the items include: a February 11, 1986, memo from Director R. G. Smith sent out after the Challenger explosion; a large display with a color image of Snoopy and a humorous certificate stating Reid is “certified to apply sealant to Skylab nose cones and subject the said sealant to a water test just prior to launch”; printed certificates in appreciation of Reid’s work on all the Skylab missions, a medallion, and a small swatch of unflown Skylab parasol; a letter from the Skylab I crew; a memo which accompanied an Apollo 8 medallion; an original ink and watercolor sketch of Buck Rogers, signed and inscribed to Reid in pencil by artist Rick Yager; Reid’s 1988 retirement certificate; and a composite photo of various launches and landing and Kennedy Space center, signed by Reid’s co-workers upon his retirement. In very good to fine overall condition. Please note: due to the size and quantity of the items in this collection, additional shipping costs will be necessary and are the responsibility of the winning bidder. RRAuction COA.

Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.


You must be a registered user and logged in to view Past Auction Item Images

If you do not currently have an account, click here to go to our secure registration page.

Important Information


Tips For Consignors

Auctions

For a complete list of auction beginning and ending dates, check our dates and deadlines page.