New York, East
18 September 1999
[APOLLO 11]. A lunar landing insurance cover with the Manned Spacecraft Center Stamp Club moon walk cachet. [U, postmark Houston, TX, 20 July 1969]. SIGNED BY NEIL ARMSTRONG, MICHAEL COLLINS, AND BUZZ ALDRIN.
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The unlabelled photograph on the top right of the illustration is lot 283.
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July