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Lot 1265

Apollo 15, 1971, 3-D "Landing Site" Lunar Topographical Map (30x37") This massive 3-D plastic map is an exact 1:12,500 scale reproduction of the Apollo 15 landing site at Hadley Rille. Produced by the US Army Typographical Command at the request of the Department of Defence, this map was used to familiarize the Apollo astronauts with what they would see when they approached the landing site during landing. The map also gave the astronauts a view of the surroundings around their landing site since they would mainly have tunnel vision during the actual landing itself. Extensive faults and quite fragile, but an important piece of memorabilia. This is only the second or third time we have ever seen one of these maps. NOTE: This piece will require special UPS packing and shipping due size and fragility (weight is negligible). Domestic sale recommended as we cannot guarantee what customs will do to the piece if shipped overseas.
Estimated Value $750 - 1,000.

Realized $590

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