Space & Aviation Memorabilia Spring 2004 2004-04-24 Auction - 748 Price Results - Aurora in CA
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1911, "Astronomical Evenings": (415pp., in Russian, board) An interesting book containing some attractive plates devoted to astronomy. Early books from Russia are not that common in the West.
0001: 1911, "Astronomical Evenings"Est. $100-$150See Sold Price
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1947, "Between the Planets" by F. Watson: (? Printing House, 227pp., hard, in Russian) Only 15,000 copies of this book were printed. This example is in new condition and is thus quite rare. Ex: the cosmonaut Lev Demin collection.
0002: 1947, "Between the Planets" by F. WatsonEst. $150-$250See Sold Price
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1947, "The Galaxies" by Harlow Shaply: (? Printing House, 227pp., hard, in Russian) Only 15,000 copies of this book were printed. This example is in new condition. Rare. Ex: the cosmonaut Lev Demin collection.
0003: 1947, "The Galaxies" by Harlow ShaplyEst. $150-$250See Sold Price
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1948, "The Milky Way" by P. and B. Bock: (Federal Printing Office of Technical and Theoretical Literature, 207pp., hard, in Russian). Only 10,000 copies of this rare volume were issued. Excellent condition and rarely available. Ex: the
0004: 1948, "The Milky Way" by P. and B. BockEst. $150-$250See Sold Price
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James Van Allen Autograph: on a first day cover commemorating the dedication of the Palomar Mountain Observatory with a Palomar Mountain August 30, 1948 cancel; at that time, the Palomar Observatory was the largest telescope
0005: James Van Allen AutographEst. $75-$100See Sold Price
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1933, "Century of Progress" FLOWN Cover: This cover has a black printed cachet over which has been applied a black hand-stamp that reads: "Up-Ship 8AM / Crashed / 3:20 AM., Height 5000 ft". The cover has a US Postal Car Exhibit August 5th,
0006: 1933, "Century of Progress" FLOWN CoverEst. $100-$150See Sold Price
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1935, "Explorer II" FLOWN Balloon Fabric: made into a (2x7") bookmark onto which has been printed the vital statistics about this flight. Heavily discolored due to ultraviolet light encountered during the flight, this bookmark is still a
0007: 1935, "Explorer II" FLOWN Balloon FabricEst. $100-$150See Sold Price
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1935, "Explorer II" FLOWN Cover: This "Stratosphere Mail" cover has a printed National Geographic Society/Army Air Corps printed cachet on the front along with a July 12, 1935 Rapid City, S. D. cds. There is a printed explanation on
0008: 1935, "Explorer II" FLOWN CoverEst. $100-$150See Sold Price
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1974, Da Vinci Balloon Flight Cover: (No. 36/1,000) with a green printed cachet. The pilot for this flight was James Craig and the co-pilot was Mrs. Vera Simons. The cover is cancelled with a Las Cruces, NM machine cancel. There are no
0009: 1974, Da Vinci Balloon Flight CoverEst. $100-$150See Sold Price
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1977, 2nd Annual Balloon FLOWN Cover: carried on the balloon "Misty" by pilot Gene Ripley. The cover was FLOWN in the Second Annual Balloon Event at the Dayton (Ohio) International Airport on July 24, 1977. Attractive. Ex: the astronaut
0010: 1977, 2nd Annual Balloon FLOWN CoverEst. $75-$100See Sold Price
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1998, "Breitling Orbiter 2" FLOWN Cover: signed in the center by pilot Bertrand Piccard, pilot Wim Verstraeten and engineer Andy Elson. The launch, landing distance and duration lines have been filled out by hand at the bottom center. The
0011: 1998, "Breitling Orbiter 2" FLOWN CoverEst. $150-$250See Sold Price
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2003, "First Cluster Balloon" FLOWN Cover: (No. 15/29) signed in the upper left by pilot John Ninomiya. The cover has a blue printed cachet as well as a violet oval hand-stamped cachet in the center. There is a red hand-stamped cachet between
0013: 2003, "First Cluster Balloon" FLOWN CoverEst. $100-$150See Sold Price
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1909, "The Aero Plate" Decorative Plate: 10.5") A striking blue and white decorative plate issued in honor of the Hudson-Fulton Centennial Exhibition by Higgins & Seiten, New York. Depicting a variety of aircraft including lighter-than-air
0014: 1909, "The Aero Plate" Decorative PlateEst. $100-$150See Sold Price
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1911, "Home Coming Jubilee" Handbill: This (8x11") black and white handbill lists the attractions at the Jubilee. These include "Balloon Ascensions Daily" by Oscar T. Cox and his aeronaut dog "Skiboo". "On two of the six days they will
0015: 1911, "Home Coming Jubilee" HandbillEst. $100-$150See Sold Price
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Stereopticon View Cards: (7x3.5") Lot of four different, each picturing a balloon or lighter-than-air dirigible. Two cards were issued by the Keystone View Company (No. 18758 and 18077, both relating to WW I Observation
0016: Stereopticon View CardsEst. $100-$150See Sold Price
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1993, "Valhala Aerostation": Lot of two different limited edition reprints including "Principles, History and Use of Air Balloons" by Jean Pierre Blanchard (No. 84/250 copies, 1993 reprint edition of the original 1796 edition)
0017: 1993, "Valhala Aerostation"Est. $100-$150See Sold Price
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1913, "Zum Turbulenzproblem": by O. Blumenthal (563/595pp., Munich, soft, in German) A monograph outlining turbulence problems in flight. Reprinted from the Bavarian Academy of Mathematics and Physics, the cover is inscribed and
0018: 1913, "Zum Turbulenzproblem"Est. $100-$150See Sold Price
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1909, "International Balloon Festival": German postcard with a partial 1 Sept. (Frankfurt ?) cds . This color postcard is the rare "pop-up" version of the official card (#4) issued by this Festival. The "pop-up" imitates the launch of a
0019: 1909, "International Balloon Festival"Est. $150-$250See Sold Price
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1910//20, Ballooning Kinetascope(?): (4x1") An unusual (and fascinating) cylindrical, tan cardboard box of about 100 (?) different original small black and white photos (1.5x.5") attached to a central brass core hub that is stamped
0020: 1910//20, Ballooning Kinetascope(?)Est. $250-$350See Sold Price
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1927 Luxembourg Balloon: Flight Cards. Lot of two similar cards, one addressed to Germany with 40c franking and the other to France with 30c franking. The card to Germany has two different striking red "Union des
0021: 1927 Luxembourg BalloonEst. $75-$100See Sold Price
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1946, "Stratostat Parachute": by Revzin. (83pp., soft) This volume, published in Sverdlovsk in the Ural Mountain region of the Soviet Union was issued in an edition of only 5,000 copies. It tells the story of the first
0022: 1946, "Stratostat Parachute"Est. $150-$250See Sold Price
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1930s, Heroic Balloonist's Statue: (6x3") A black painted, bronze heroic statue on a pentagonal black base with descriptive plaque (missing). The full-size original statue was erected in Russia to commemorate the deaths of early
0023: 1930s, Heroic Balloonist's StatueEst. $100-$150See Sold Price
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Explorer I Souvenir: This lot consists of a fragment of metal from the Complex 26 gantry where the Explorer I satellite and its booster were prepared for launch, which is attached to a printed card describing this
0024: Explorer I SouvenirEst. $50-$75See Sold Price
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