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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press Video, 1987. Presumed First or early issuance thus. VHS Tapes. 10 videocassettes (836 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 4 photographs + printed materials (mission summaries). Easton Press used to have a Video division but does not appear to have one currently. 10 tapes in five volumes. Volume is 9.25 inches by 11.5 inches. Each volume have 2 VHS in it. Tapes 4 through 10 are still in their plastic wrap. Volumes are well made, with decorative front and spine. Mission summaries have text and illustrations.
1969. Presumed First Edition, First thus. Collectible Button/Pin. Approximately 3.25 inches in diameter. Button/Pin has a white background. In the center are images of the three crew members Neil A. Armstrong Commander on the left, Michael Collins Command-Module Pilot in the center, and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr. Lunar-Module Pilot on the right. Below the three figures is an inset photograph of the head of Neil Armstrong. At the top edge is the text "Sunday July 20 1969 - First Man on the Moon" and below the image "Neil A. Armstrong". Button/pin has some wear.
Satellite Beach, FL: Scarboro Publications, 1975. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. Unpaginated (32 pages, plus covers). Illustrations (some in color). Price blacked out on front cover. Contains a lot of ASTP facts. The purpose and catalyst of the Apollo–Soyuz Test Project was the policy of détente between the two Cold War superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union. The Apollo–Soyuz Test Project was made possible by the thaw in U.S.--U.S.S.R. relations, and the project itself endeavored to amplify and solidify the improving relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. According to Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev, "The Soviet and American spacemen will go up into outer space for the first major joint scientific experiment in the history of mankind. They know that from outer space our planet looks even more beautiful. It is big enough for us to live peacefully on it...". Thus, both sides recognized ASTP as a political act of peace.
black etched glass, illustrated on one side only. This is oval shaped, approximately 3.5 inches at maximum width and 4.5 at maximum height. It is believed to be black etched glass with the figure of an Astronaut in a space suit facing left with an American flag visible on his sleeve. The date July 20, 1969 is under the figure and above a curved cratered graphic depicting the surface of the moon. Item weighs about 1 lb. Similar, but not identical items, seen on the internet. A paperweight is a small solid object heavy enough, when placed on top of papers, to keep them from blowing away in a breeze or from moving under the strokes of a painting brush (as with Japanese calligraphy). While any object (like a stone) can serve as a paperweight, decorative paperweights of glass are produced, either by individual artisans or factories, usually in limited editions, and are collected as works of fine glass art, some of which are exhibited in museums. First produced in about 1845, particularly in France, such decorative paperweights were undergoing a revival in the mid-twentieth century. Glass etching, or "French embossing", is a popular technique developed during the mid-1800s that is still widely used in both residential and commercial spaces today. Glass etching comprises the techniques of creating art on the surface of glass by applying acidic, caustic, or abrasive substances. Traditionally this is done after the glass is blown or cast, although mold-etching has replaced some forms of surface etching. The removal of minute amounts of glass causes the characteristic rough surface and translucent quality of frosted glass.