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'A Tour to the Moon'. An original American black-and-white photograph of Moon craters. Recorded August 11, 1928.

Description

Unknown photographer: 'A Tour to the Moon'. An original American black-and-white photograph of Moon craters. Recorded August 11, 1928. On the back cropping notes in red. Furthermore a news telegramme dated August 11, 1928 as well as two related press cuttings, one dated June 9, 1953, the other December 7, 1953. Photo size 25×20.5 cm. Frame size 43×33 cm.

This photograph is very interesting due to its age. Only a very few photographs of the lunar surface from this early stage are in circulation.

Seller informs

This is an original black-and-white photograph from 1928, which shows normal signs of age and handling. Front with small dents and corner break.

Please note that Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers has not physically examined this item, the estimate is solely based on the seller’s photographic material. Therefore, we cannot provide a description of the condition, and it is not possible to request a report on the item’s condition.

Auction

Art, antiques & collector's items, 23 January 2020

Category

Photos

Estimate

1,500 kr.

Sold

Price realised

900 kr.

5 bids

When Bidder Bid
813685 900 kr.
806292 850 kr.
813685 (Auto bid) 800 kr.
806292 800 kr.
813685 750 kr.