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Vermot de Pas: NASA Photographs

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Auction Name NASA Photographs Total Sales (EUR) 10,560.00
Auction Date 02/23/2021 - 02/23/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 13,750.00
Sale Number #112668 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 19,100.00
Total Lots 207
Sold Lots 30 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 119,750.00
% of Lots Sold 14.49% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 162,200.00
Unsold Lots 177 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 6.51%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
2 NASA

Photograph taken at the Mount Wilson Observatory during the 1930s.

EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 730.00
19 NASA

Gemini IV mission on June 3, 1965.

1965 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 570.00
30 NASA

The first Earth survey observed from the Moon by the Apollo 8 Mission.

1968 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 480.00
55 NASA

LARGE FORMAT. Apollo 11 mission.

1969 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 450.00
63 NASA

Apollo 11 mission. July 20, 1969. The ascent of the lunar module with astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin, who had just walked on the Moon, is photographed from the Apollo 11 mission control module by Collins.

1969 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 450.00
81 NASA

Historic photograph of the last man to walk on the Moon, astronaut Eugene Cernan in front of the American flag as the extraordinary vision of a blue planet rises into the lunar sky: Earth.

1972 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 450.00
112 NASA

Astronaut Bruce McCandless II (Space Shuttle Mission STS 41-B), participates in a historic spacewalk.

1984 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 450.00
156 NASA

This photograph shows a tricolor composite of the famous Crab Nebula.

EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 450.00
187 NASA

A perfect photograph of a space "full moon" taken from lunar orbit by the automatic spacecraft "LRO".

2010 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 450.00
194 NASA

NASA's Curiosity robot regularly makes self-portraits to report on the state of its structures.

2012 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 450.00
197 NASA

Magnificent mosaic photograph of the extraordinary planet Mars, which in the decades to come will welcome Man to write a new page of our human civilization.

2013 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 450.00
204 NASA

This extraordinary scientific photograph is the result of processing the multi-wavelength mixing of the space telescope that observes the sun from four synchronized optics.

2015 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 450.00
17 NASA

Historical view of astronaut Ed White performing the first American spacewalk during the Gemini 4 mission.

1965 EUR 500.00 - 700.00 EUR 350.00
42 NASA

Apollo 11. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin poses in front of the American flag unfurled on the lunar ground on July 20, 1969.

1969 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 350.00
56 NASA

Apollo 10 mission. Beautiful view of the Moon as the Apollo 10 Mission Control Module is transferred from lunar orbit to Earth.

1969 EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 350.00
99 NASA

Historical 1st photograph ever taken on the surface of a planet in the solar system: MARCH.

1976 EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 350.00
6 NASA

Superb view of the experimental plane X-3 STILETTO USAF-DOUGLAS after its first flight on the US Air Force base of Langley in Viriginia.

EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 290.00
46 NASA

Photograph of astronaut Buzz Aldrin in his cosmonaut suit.

1969 EUR 300.00 - 500.00 EUR 290.00
79 NASA

Apollo 16. Astronaut John W. Young stands in the shadow of the lunar module behind the ultraviolet camera operating on the lunar ground.

1972 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 290.00
97 NASA

Viking Mission. Rare original image edited by the scientists as soon as the signals from the VIKING probes were received on Earth.

1976 EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 290.00
120 NASA

Fantastic view of the globe floating under the open payload bay of Space Shuttle ATLANTIS (Mission STS-43).

1991 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 290.00
176 NASA

As if hovering like a celestial bird high above the Earth's surface, the magnificent silhouette of the Russian spacecraft PROGRESS stands out from the docking module of the International Space Station (ISS), where the deep black of the space vacuum contra

2003 EUR 300.00 - 500.00 EUR 290.00
13 NASA

Historical photograph of the soil of the planet MARS taken by the MARINER IV space probe from a distance of 7800 miles.

1965 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 250.00
70 NASA

Mission Apollo 15. Beautiful view of the imposing silhouette of the Saturn V rocket on its transport cart to its launch pad at Cape Canaveral.

1971 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 250.00
114 NASA

Space Shuttle ATLANTIS (Mission STS 51-J) is ready to launch from its launch pad at Complex 39 at Cape Canaveral.

1985 EUR 300.00 - 500.00 EUR 250.00
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    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Breton, André. <i>Nadja.</i> Paris, N.R.F., Gallimard, 1928. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> [Stendhal, Henri Beyle dit]. <i>Le Rouge et le Noir,</i> chronique du XIXe siècle. Paris, Levavasseur, 1831. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Dumas, Alexandre. <i>Les Trois mousquetaires.</i> 1844. 8 vols. In 4. Paris, Baudry, 1844. €30,000 to €50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Mallarmé, Stéphane -- Edgar Allan Poe. <i>Les Poèmes d’Edgar Poe.</i> Bruxelles, Edmond Deman, 1888. €18,000 to €25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Le côté de Guermantes II. Sodome et Gomorrhe I. [and] Sodome et Gomorrhe II.</i> Paris, N.R.F., 1921 et 1922. €20,000 to €30,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
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    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. The Rocky Mountains. Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1866. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in English]. <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, translated faithfully into English.</i> Rheims, 1582. $6,000 to $8,000.
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    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). Autograph letter signed ("P. B. S."), to Charles Ollier. Florence, Italy, 15 December 1819. “MY PROMETHEUS IS THE BEST THING I EVER WROTE.” $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> RAMSAY, David (1749-1815). <i>The History of the Revolution of South-Carolina…</i> Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1785. $3,000 to $4,000.
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    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BEMELMANS, Ludwig (1898-1962). Pencil drawing on paper. 247 x 198 mm, sight, matted and framed. Showing a child shooting at a baby's balloon. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [LOGAN ELM PRESS]. HARVEY, Rebecca. <i>Any Number of Things.</i> Ohio State University, 2013. Single sheet paper scroll. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BINYON, Laurence (1869-1943). A small archive of letters and pamphlets. $200 to $300.
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