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    Alan Bean Signed Artist Proof Apollo 8 Print "Homeward Bound," also Signed by Mission Commander Frank Borman. A 20.5" x 23.25" color lithograph pencil signed by the artist (and moonwalker) "Alan Bean AP 11/50" at the lower right corner, and signed "Frank Borman" in black felt tip in the lower right margin. The text beneath the title describes the scene: "On Christmas morning of 1968, Astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders, the crew of Apollo VIII - the first humans to break the bond of earth's gravity and venture to another world - have accomplished their tenth lunar orbit. With the burn of their service module engine completed on the back side of the moon, these men and their spacecraft are homeward bound." Excellent condition, stored flat.

    Included with this lot is the original Certificate of Authenticity from the issuing gallery for the print and a Certificate of Authenticity from Novaspace for the Borman autograph.


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    April, 2010
    21st Wednesday
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