Gemini 8 recovery cover with a stamped cachet honoring the two-man spacecraft and its emergency landing, signed in black ballpoint by Neil Armstrong and black felt tip by Dave Scott. 25 more words
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Flown world weather map, used in the pre-launch briefing for Skylab I, and carried on board the mission. Color map measures 38 x 13.75, with “Skylab Weather Briefing Chart (NWB) 3, Edition 1 July 1972,” printed in the border, and hand-done felt tip details of all major weather fronts, areas of rain, and high and low pressures done by a NASA employee, with multiple notations in the left and bottom borders. 178 more words
Rare and exquisite vintage matte-finish 10.5 x 13.5 portrait of the gorgeous Harlow wrapped in a fur shawl, signed and inscribed in the lower right in fountain pen, “To my Ruthie & Johnny, I love you both more than you will ever, ever know—Yours, Jean.” Affixed to a same-size mount. 60 more words
ALS in pencil in Spanish, signed “Picasso,” one page on the reverse of a 12.5 x 9.25 menu, no date. Picasso writes to thank his friend for sending him some socks, sketching a sock at the bottom. 89 more words
Choice fountain pen signature, “Sincerely, Babe Ruth,” on an off-white 5.5 x 3.25 album page. In very fine condition. Pre-certified Steve Grad/PSA/DNA.
Collection of thirteen Soviet space medals, primarily from the 1980s, including nine accompanied by their original award citation certificates: a 1982 ’25 Years of Space Era’ medal for direct involvement in space research programs; a 1984 ’50 Years to Yuri Gagarin’ medal for contributions in preparing and carrying out piloted space flights; a 1984 memorial medal of the Flight Control Center of Yuri Gagarin; a 1986 ‘Jubilee Medal of Yuri Gagarin’ for participation in the management of software of piloted spaceflights; a 1987 ’25 Year to the Flight of Man to Space’ medal; a 1987 ’80 Years to Sergey Korolev’ medal for participation in conquering space; a 1987 ’30 Years of Space Era’ medal for direct involvement in space research programs; a 1987 ‘Medal of Chelomey’ for participation in conquering space; and a 1990 ‘Medal of Tsiolkovski’ for participation in conquering space. 38 more words