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Item 8443 - Cosmonauts Set of (7) Flown Film Canisters Catalog 498 (Apr 2017)

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Seven flown film canisters: a flown Hasselblad film canister carried on the Salyut-4 spacecraft from December 26, 1974, to February 9, 1975, measuring 3.75 x 3.5 x 2, serial numbered "UH 257683," which was part of the multizonal camera FMS by Georgi Grechko and Aleksei Gubarev to photograph the Earth, and returned from space onboard the Soyuz-17 spacecraft; and a collection of six flown film canisters used on the Salyut 7 space station in 1984, including four measuring 2″ tall and 1.25″ in diameter, and two measuring 2.75″ tall and 1″ in diameter. All six bear affixed labels in Cyrillic identifying the film types. Expected marks, dings, and scuffs from frequent use, otherwise overall fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity in Cyrillic for the Salyut 7 canisters, stating they were used for (translated: "photo films 'Rolfilm-120'...[and] for photo films 'Rolfilm 135-36' were equipped with color films 'UT-18 ORWO,' 'Ektakhom-64-200 Kodak' for using in photo apparatus 'Hasselblad-500 EL,' 'Praktika-B 200' during outside-of-the-board shooting within the program 'Tekka' from the books of space ship 'Salyut-7'...from 04.03.84 till 04.11.84."

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