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Space Exploration Photography and Ephemera to include items from the collection of the late Tim Furniss
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Space Exploration Photography and Ephemera to include items from the collection of the late Tim Furniss

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Over 1200 photographs and 400 lots, sequentially unravel the story of human endeavours to discover what lies beyond our home planet, from early rocketry engineering by the forefathers of space exploration to complex interplanetary missions.  For frequently cited refernces, online sources and sale information, click here.

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The Collection of the late Tim Furniss 

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Auction dates
Feb 22, 2022 12:00 PM GMT
Viewing dates
Feb 18, 2022 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM GMT
Feb 21, 2022 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM GMT
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There are 434 lots within this auction
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Four views of Ed White and James McDivitt after the splashdown and recovery, Gemini 4, 3-7 Jun 1965
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Views of Earth from space: Cape Kennedy, Baja California, Pacific and Egypt, Gemini 4, June 1965
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Lift off [large format], Gemini 5, 21-29 Aug 1965
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Four views of Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad during the recovery, Gemini 5, 21-29 Aug 1965
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Two portraits of Frank Borman and James Lovell, Gemini 7, 4-18 Dec 1965
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Two views of the lift off and Mission Control, Gemini 7, 4-18 Dec 1965
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The historic first ever rendezvous in space, a view of Gemini 7 from Gemini 6A, 4-18 Dec 1965
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Two views of Gemini 7 from Gemini 6A during the historic rendezvous, Gemini 6A/7, 4-18 Dec 1965
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Two views of Gemini 7 floating over the seas and clouds of Earth, Gemini 6A and 7, 4-18 Dec 1965
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World's first space rendezvous - two views of Gemini 7 spacecraft, Gemini 6a & 7, 4-18 Dec 1965
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Five views of the historic first rendezvous in space, Gemini 6A/7, 4-18 Dec 1965
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Moonrise over the Earth's horizon, Gemini 7, 4-18 Dec 1965
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Rendezvous of Gemini 6A and Gemini 7, SIGNED [large format], Gemini 6A/7, 4-18 Dec 1965
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Two views of Agena during the historic first docking of two spacecraft, Gemini 8, 16-17 Mar 1966
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Eugene Cernan and Thomas Stafford prepare for the lift off (4 views), Gemini 9A, 3-6 Jun 1966
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Three views of the splashdown and recovery at sea, Gemini 9A, 3-6 Jun 1966
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Three views of the Earth: Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Canary Islands, Gemini 9A, 3-6 Jun 1966
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Two views of the rendezvous and docking with Agena, Gemini 10, 18-21 Jul 1966
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Splashdown (two views), Gemini 10, 18-21 Jul 1966
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Official portrait of the crew, SIGNED by both astronauts [large format], Gemini 11, 18-21 Jul 1966
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Crew portraits during launch and recovery activities, Gemini 11, 12-15 Sept 1966
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Three views of Agena in orbit, Gemini 11, 12-15 Sept 1966
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Richard Gordon ties a tether to the Agena vehicle during EVA, Gemini 11, 12-15 Sept 1966
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Agena on a tether floating over the clouds [large format], Gemini 11, 12-15 Sep 1966
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India and Sri Lanka, Gemini 11, 12-15 Sept 1966
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Buzz Aldrin with a micrometeoroid package in the open hatch during EVA, Gemini 12, 11-15 Nov 1966
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The first space selfie, Buzz Aldrin during EVA, Gemini 12, 11-15 Nov 1966
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Buzz Aldrin performs a spacewalk, SIGNED by Buzz Aldrin, Gemini 12, 11-15 Nov 1966
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In-flight portrait, SIGNED by Aldrin and Lovell [large format], Gemini 12, 11-15 Nov 1966
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Solar eclipse and views of Earth from space (6 views), Gemini 12, 11-15 Nov 1966
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The last recovery of Gemini programme, Gemini 12, 11-15 Nov 1966
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Views of Mission Control during the successful flights of Gemini 9, 10, 11 and 12, 1966
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Earth from space (4 views), Gemini 4,5,7 and 11, 1965-1966
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Original NASA transparencies of Earth views, Gemini Programme 1965-1966
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First close-distance images of the lunar surface taken, Ranger 7, 31 Jul 1964
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Early Soviet views of the Moon's far side (2 views), Zond 3, 20 Jul 1965
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Construction of Ranger and Mariner robotic probes (4 views), 1962-1965
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The first ever close-up photograph of Mars, Mariner 4,15 Jul 1965
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First photograph transmitted from the surface of the Moon, Luna 9, 2 Feb 1966
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Four views of the lunar surface returned to Earth by the first successful robotic landerLuna 9
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Shadow self-portrait by the first American moon lander (2 views), Surveyor 1, 3 Jun 1966
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First American moonlander's footpad on lunar soil, Surveyor 1, Jun 1966
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Earthrise, Lunar Orbiter 1, 23 Aug 1966
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First sequential views of cloud movements over the Earth, ATS 1, 11 Dec 1966
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The first eclipse of the Sun by Earth observed by humans (two views), Surveyor 3, 24 Apr 1967
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Four lunar surface and probe views, Surveyor 3, Apr 1967
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The first image of the nearly full Earth as seen from the Moon distance, Lunar Orbiter 5, 8 Aug 1967
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Four views of the lunar surface and the probe's scientific samplers, Surveyor 5, 11 Sept 1967
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The first crude colour photograph of the entire Earth (b&w version), DODGE satellite, 11 Oct 1967
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First high-quality colour photograph of the full Earth, ATS 3, 10 Nov 1967
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First high-quality colour photograph of the full Earth (b&w version), ATS 3, 10 Nov 1967
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Three striking views of the Moon's far side, Lunar Orbiter 2, 3 & 5, 1966-1967
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Six lunar surface views, the first published high-res frame, Lunar Orbiters 1 & 3, 1966-1967
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Five lunar surface views [large format], Lunar Orbiter 3, 1967
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Moon: Sinus Roris, Craters Markov and Repsold (3 large format views), Lunar Orbiter 4, May-Jul 1967
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Moon: Vallis Alpes and Crater Protagoras [large format], Lunar Orbiter 4, 1967
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Lunar surface views (4 prints), Lunar Orbiter 3, Feb, 1967
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Lunar surface views (4 prints), Lunar Orbiter 4, May 1967
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Lunar surface views (4 prints), Lunar Orbiter 5, Aug 1967
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Lunar surface views, Lunar Orbiter 4, May 1967
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