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    Autographs obtained at the Collier Trophy Award presentation in 1969.

    Apollo 8 Crew-Signed NASA Commemorative Book, Apollo 8 Man Around the Moon. Twenty-four pages, soft cover, 8" x 10.25", fully illustrated with color and B&W photos, published by NASA's Office of Public Affairs, in celebration of man's first journey to another celestial body. The crew's individual helmeted photos are printed across the inside front cover and onto page one. Each has boldly signed in black felt tip adjacent to their image: "Anders", "James Lovell", and "Frank Borman". In an unknown hand at upper left is written: "Collier Trophy Award Luncheon 7 May 1969". Fine condition.

    Included with this lot is the program for the Collier Trophy luncheon in honor of the Apollo 8 crew, winners of the 1968 award. Eight pages, 8.5" x 11", with a 10" x 8" color NASA litho print of the legendary Apollo 8 "Earthrise" photo tipped in to the inside front cover. This trophy is awarded yearly by the U.S. National Aeronautic Association for those who have made "the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance, efficiency, and safety of air or space vehicles, the value of which has been thoroughly demonstrated by actual use during the preceding year." Previous awardees listed in this program include Orville Wright, Howard Hughes, and the seven original astronauts. Fine condition with some light wear and fingerprinting


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    April, 2010
    21st Wednesday
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