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  Rapp Auktionen Nov. 2008: Apollo flown covers

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micropooz
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posted 10-03-2008 06:12 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for micropooz   Click Here to Email micropooz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The Rapp philatelic auction house in Switzerland is offering up Apollo 12, 13, and 15 flown covers as well as an Apollo 11 insurance cover, Soyuz flown covers, and space stamp EFO's. The full catalog for this November auction is available only in hardcopy for $20. Preview and catalog info is available at: www.rapp-auktionen.ch

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posted 11-23-2008 12:54 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for M. Lynch   Click Here to Email M. Lynch     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
For anyone interested in the oldest space exploration, also included in this sale are art objects and artifacts from the 18th century, relating to the first years of flight via ballooning. They include Montgolfier and Tissandier manuscripts,fans, snuff boxes, miniatures,also prints, barographs and the like. Lots run from 1993-2023, Wednesday Nov. 26 (day before Thanksgiving). Catalog in German at link below, Babelfish has a website which can offer translation - of the auction staff.

This material is ours, which we have culled from our collection in order to focus on the library.

One lot also includes the Steve Fossett private post (unflown) of which there are 12 covers, and an uncut sheet of the labels. If anyone has questions on any items, we'll be pleased to answer as best we can.

spaceflori
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posted 11-27-2008 11:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for spaceflori   Click Here to Email spaceflori     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Lot realized 75000 SfR, about 95000 with buyers's premium, that's about 60000 Euro or 75000 US-$.

Pretty amazing result!

Florian

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