Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
St. Louis, MO, United States
DoneSun, Oct 15, 2006 5:00 PM GMT
SPACE MEMORABILIA & HOLLYWOOD COLLECTIBLES
Our Space & Hollywood Collectibles Auction contains almost 500 lots, including extensive and valuable collections of autographed covers related to experimental aviation flights, Mercury, Gemini, Apollo and Shuttle programs, and the Soviet/Russian programs. Single better items include a sheet of the United States 4 cent Mercury stamp signed by all of the original 7 Mercury astronauts; signed photos including Gus Grissom & John Young on a Gemini 3 recovery photo; Ed White Gemini 4 photo; Apollo 11 crew signed covers; Neil Armstrong signed litho; Apollo 15 'Phases of the Moon' cover that flew to the Moon and back with documentation signed by mission astronauts; Apollo 17 flown checklist pages; many flown flags; complete crew signed photo of the Shuttle Columbia crew who were so tragically killed; Lindbergh and Earhart signed items; Gagarin signed document and letter; Wernher Von Braun's weekly notes for 1962 & 1966; and an original oil painting by famed cosmonaut artist Andrei Sokalov. The Hollywood section features some very impressive Marilyn Monroe photographs, early Disney production drawings, a good selection of silver and gold Coins, even some fossils and Russian Lacquer boxes!