Original Robert McCall artwork.

    Robert T. McCall: Four Beautifully Hand-Painted and Signed Large First Day Covers, Originally from His Personal Collection. Gorgeous space-themed watercolors, one each signed by Scott Crossfield (1921-2006). Buzz Aldrin, and John Young, as follows: (1) A large #10 cacheted First Day Cover bearing the complete block of eight "Space Achievement" stamps (Scott #1912-1919) as designed by McCall, cancelled May 21, 1981. McCall has painted a lunar module-type craft lifting off from a barren lunar landscape and has signed in full under the stamps: "Robert T. McCall", and also "McCall/11-21/02" in the painting at lower right; (2) On the same type cover as above, McCall has painted an X-15 soaring high in the atmosphere. He has signed in full at lower left beneath the cachet and it is signed: "Scott Crossfield/ X-15" beneath the stamp block. Crossfield was a legendary test pilot; (3) Another of the same style cover features a painting of a space-suited astronaut planting a flag on the moon's surface. It is signed in full by McCall at lower left and signed by the second man on the moon: "Buzz Aldrin" next to the astronaut's image; and (4) Another of this same FDC, which was issued just a few weeks after the successful first flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-1). This painting is of that craft's landing and it is signed by the mission commander: "John Young" as well as in full by McCall. All four of these unique and displayable pieces of space art are in excellent condition.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    17th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,034

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 30 days left to consign to the 2018 March 7 Books Signature Auction Books - New York !

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,738,582