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Auction Description for Regency-Superior Auctioneers: Regency-Superior's October Space & Collectibles Auction
Viewing Notes:
Preview in Person: Beginning through September 27, Monday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm (CT) Regency-Superior 229 N. Euclid Avenue St. Louis, MO 63108

Regency-Superior's October Space & Collectibles Auction

(3119 Lots)

by Regency-Superior Auctioneers


3,119 lots | 2721 with images

October 5, 2012

1980 CLYDE W. TOMBAUGH SIGNED LITHO

Lot 1: 1980 CLYDE W. TOMBAUGH SIGNED LITHO

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Description: Attractive 10"x8" color official NASA litho signed by the man who discovered Pluto, Clyde W. Tombaugh, in fine tip black marker. Very fine.

Condition Report: A

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1998-2005 THREE METEORITE FRAGMENTS

Lot 2: 1998-2005 THREE METEORITE FRAGMENTS

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Description: Group of 3 meteorite fragments from Mars DAG476 (found in Libya, May 1998); Moon DHOFAR 461 (Found in Oman April 22, 2001); and Moon DHOFAR 1180 (Found in Oman in 2005). First two are about 2mm square, encased with informative CD. Third is larger fragment (0.144 gram). Attractive group of scarce fragments.

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WORLDWIDE 1900s-30s BALLOON PICTURE POSTCARD COLLECTION

Lot 3: WORLDWIDE 1900s-30s BALLOON PICTURE POSTCARD COLLECTION

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Description: Over 70 different worldwide unused & used picture postcards, and a few USA 1930s cacheted covers, most featuring balloons or Zeppelins, plus a few with early aero-planes, in red Cover Album. Includes many attractive images and styles of balloons & Zeppelins. Also includes: patent medicine advertisement booklet 'America in the Air' and a few modern balloon related covers/cards. Some faults, overall fine and better.

Condition Report: C

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1900s-60s MEMORABILIA FROM BALLOONS TO SPACE

Lot 4: 1900s-60s MEMORABILIA FROM BALLOONS TO SPACE

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Description: Eclectic selection of BALLOON space memorabilia. Includes: c.1910 souvenir ceramic mug with transferware image of early Zeppelin in flight over Friedrichshafen; original woven damask striped towel featuring Balloons & early Zeppelins in design; unusual chrome fighter aircraft model with lighter, mounted on swivel stand; brass buckle souvenir of 'Barnum & Baileys Greatest Show on Earth Season 1908' with balloon & four clown faces; Buzz Aldrin presentation pin tray for 'IX Convention of PORCELANOS DEL NORTE' showing astronaut sitting on crescent moon, dated 'Septiembre 1969' & with painted notation 'a Mr. Aldrin'. Also three cigarette tins with cigarette cards for 'Bildendienst' auto series, 'SABA' world ships & 'Enver Bry series of European & American inventors, plus another similar tin with assorted aviation related items. A few flaws/faults, overall fine to very fine.

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WORLDWIDE 1900-38 BALLOONS & DIRIGIBLES POSTCARDS

Lot 5: WORLDWIDE 1900-38 BALLOONS & DIRIGIBLES POSTCARDS

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Description: Fascinating group of 25 different cards, most in period, depicting lighter-than-air craft, including balloons and dirigibles. Cards run gamut from real photo to colored litho. Subjects include hot air balloons, 1908 'Ville de Paris', military balloons, 'Hansa', 'Graf Zeppelin', 1938 Polish stratospheric 'Gwiazda Polski' and others. Several postally used in 1908 time period. Well worth a look. Fine.

Condition Report: C

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