25 June 2008,
Price realised USD 3,250
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
Official NASA photograph of the crew of Apollo 11, signed and inscribed by all three astronauts in blue ink, including Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin. Inscribed: Thanks for keeping us ready to go, Neil Armstrong; To Lew, Who made us Fat & Happy, Michael Collins; Thanks for the oysters & all, Buzz Aldrin. 8x10in.
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