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Aerophilately, Rocket Mail and Astrophilately,
Featuring the Johann Strauss & Leo Malz Collections


Misc. Russian Federation Space Flights and Groups




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Lot 6865
Russia, Metallic/enamel round lapel pin with 6" red streamer. Orbited the Earth for nearly a month; launched aboard the Resurs F-2 mission, it landed near the town of Troitsk; accompanied by certificate of authenticity, number 2 of 10.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid $50
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Lot 6866
Russia, 3D original space art (1990s). Artist V Ruban creates stunning multi-material scenes from metal or plastic and sets them on Masonite covered with black felt, the effect is stunning; this lot contains three pieces (Luna 9 First Soft Landing at Moon, Lunakhod 1, and Energia-Buran); all three ready for your wall. Shipping charges apply - weight 4 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6867
Russia, 1991, 1993 uncirculated coins. Issued by the Russian Bank these substantial 90% silver coins commemorate Gagarin's Vostok 1 flight and the second highlights Soviet-French cooperation in space, clear enclosures; faint toning at edges, Proof-Like Uncirculated.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid $80
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Lot 6868

Russia, Russian rhesus monkey FLOWN mission covers. Remainder of this stash (numbers 16-24,30) of these exceptional envelopes; Bion-10 capsule is based on the Zenit spy satellite design; carrying Ivasha and Kroshe (rhesus monkeys) and a host of other creatures, this mission studied the density and structure of muscles, calcium metabolism, and nerve cells under zero gravity conditions; each of these 10 has individually numbered original certificates perfect for a dealer's stock; beautiful condition.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 6869

Russia, (1994), 10th Congress of the Association of Space Explorers. Stellar (pun intended) set of 5 oversized envelopes produced by the Russian Association of ASE; postmarks are Red Square, Moscow (Aug 9), Irkutsk (Aug 12), Ulon-Ude (Aug 14), Zvyozdnig Gorodok (Aug 15), Kremlin, Moscow (Aug 16);autographs include, Kovalyonok, Solovyov, Frimout, Garriott, Bondar, Manakov Phan Tuan, Walker, Alexandrov, Volynov, Gorbatko, Lousma, Remek, Viehbock, Savibskaya, Leonov, Titov, Glazkov, Lichtenberg, Fabian, Tereshkova, Hrunov, Carpenter, Makarov, Yegorov, Lyahov, Hermashevski, Popovich, Mohri, Tognini, Grechko, Poleschuk, Kubasov, Berezovoy, Faris, Vasyutin, Ivanchenkov, Usachyov, Artsebarskiy, Prunariu, Mc Bride, Atkov, Volkov, Filipchenko, Serebrov, Tsibliyev, Afanasyev, Akiyoma, Sharman, Kaleri, Aubakirov, Acton, Roosa, Peterson, Creighton, Strekalov, Lind, Stafford, Savinyh, Aksyonov, and Solovyov; 61 signatures from all over the world; immaculate set.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 6870

Russia, (1994) 10th ASE Congress set of 5 covers. Similar set also in pristine condition.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 6871

Russia, Resurs 500 Space Memorial Museum cover FLOWN. One of 30 envelopes that orbited the Earth for a week prior to splashdown near Seattle, WA; financed by Russian entrepreneurs this Soyuz-U rocket carried 19 orange containers loaded with goods, messages of peace, artworks, and icons; certificates of authenticity accompany the cover has at least 34 signatures.
Hopferweiser RS-01a; €600 ($670).
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 6872

Russia, Bion-10 FLOWN covers from Russian monkey flight. Individually serial numbered envelopes (006-015) carried on biological mission undertaken by Russia; scientists from the US, Germany, France, Canada, China, and others participated; each comes with an original matching certificate; great for a dealer interested in selling flown monkey covers.
Hopferweiser BI-01; €700 ($780).
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 6873

Russia, Russian rhesus monkey FLOWN mission covers. Handstamped in Plesetsk prior to be loaded in the Bion-10 capsule, these were carried on a Soyuz-U rocket; on board were monkeys (Ivasha and Krosha), insects, amphibians, plants and cell cultures; these are exceptionally well documented; each cover is individually number as is the original certificate; numbers 1-5 (of 100 flown).
Hopferweiser BI-01; €700 ($780).
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 6874
Russia, 1993 (Nov 22), Resurs 500 FLOWN badge set. Russian entrepreneurs celebration 500 years since Columbus' arrival in America orbited a capsule for a week before it splashed down off the West Coast of the United States; 10 badges from Le Bourget, the Paris Airshow, and Soviet space themes were carried; original Moscow Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics certificate included.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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