Christies: Moonshots: Space Photography 1950-1999 - bidstart 5/4, 21255, London - King Street

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
05/18/2022 - 05/18/2022
Page Size: 283 items in 12 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1ROGERS [U.S. AIR FORCE]

PRE-LAUNCH VIEW OF ATLAS 6B, SEPTEMBER 9, 1958

1958GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
2U.S. ARMY PHOTOGRAPH

LAUNCH OF U.S. MISSILE, FEBRUARY 16, 1958

1958GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 126.00
3ROGERS [U.S. AIR FORCE]

LAUNCH OF ATLAS 6B, SEPTEMBER 9, 1958

1958GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 126.00
4U.S. NAVY

PROJECT MERCURY CAPSULE, APRIL 13, 1960

1960GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 126.00
5NASA [PROJECT MERCURY]

LITTLE JOE NO.5 ON LAUNCHPAD, NOVEMBER 8, 1960

1960GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
6SANTOMASSINO [U.S. AIR FORCE]

CAPSULE 2 OF PROJECT MERCURY, NOVEMBER 23, 1960

1960GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 126.00
7NASA [PROJECT MERCURY]

TESTING ON PROJECT MERCURY SPACECRAFT, DECEMBER 19, 1960

1960GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 252.00
8RALPH MORSE

THE ORIGINAL SEVEN PROJECT MERCURY ASTRONAUTS, LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, JULY, 1960

1960GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 756.00
9MCNEARNY [U.S. AIR FORCE]

LAUNCH OF MERCURY-ATLAS, 1 JULY 29, 1960

1960GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 126.00
10SANTOMASSINO [U.S. AIR FORCE]

INSTALLATION OF MERCURY (5 MR-2), JANUARY 19, 1961

1961GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 126.00
11NASA

MERCURY REDSTONE 1A ON LAUNCHPAD, DECEMBER 1960

1960GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
12NASA [FREEDOM 7]

LAUNCH OF FREEDOM 7, MAY 5, 1961

1961GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
13NASA [FREEDOM 7]

LAUNCH OF FREEDOM 7, MAY 5, 1961

1961GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 252.00
14NASA [PROJECT MERCURY]

RECOVERY OF TRAINING CAPSULE, SEPTEMBER 13, 1961

1961GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
15NASA [MERCURY-REDSTONE 3]

ALAN SHEPARD EXITING FREEDOM 7 CAPSULE, MAY 5, 1961

1961GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 504.00
16NASA [FREEDOM 7]

THE LAUNCH OF FREEDOM 7, MAY 5, 1961

1961GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
17NASA

[LARGE FORMAT] LAUNCH OF MERCURY-REDSTONE 2, JANUARY 31, 1961

1961GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 252.00
18NASA [PROJECT MECURY]

FREEDOM CAPSULE, 1962; ONE OF TWO CAPSULE PHOTOS

1962GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 126.00
19NASA [MERCURY-ATLAS 6]

JOHN GLENN CLIMBING INTO MERCURY CAPSULE, JANUARY 27, 1962

1962GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,268.00
20[NASA]

PORTRAIT OF JOHN GLENN, JANUARY 22, 1962

1962GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
21NASA [PROJECT MERCURY]

WALTER SCHIRRA DURING PREFLIGHT CHECKS, SEPTEMBER, 1962

1962GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
22NASA [MERCURY-ATLAS 8]

GORDON COOPER DURING PREFLIGHT CHECKS, 1962

1962GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
23NASA [FRIENDSHIP 7]

THE LAUNCH OF FRIENDSHIP 7, FEBRUARY 20, 1962

1962GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 126.00
24AIR FORCE MISSILE TEST CENTER PHOTOGRAPHIC LABORATORY

LAUNCH OF RANGER IV, APRIL 23, 1962

1962GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 126.00
25NASA [SIGMA 7]

SIGMA 7 CAPSULE RECOVERY, OCTOBER 3, 1962

1962GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 126.00
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