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Auktion: The Air and Space Sale
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PICCARD TRIESTE BATHYSCAPHE MODEL.

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Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
Los-Nr. 26W, Aufrufe: 19

PICCARD TRIESTE BATHYSCAPHE MODEL. Wood, resin and metal model, with detachable spherical observation gondola, on wooden base, 28-1/4 x 5-1/2 x 13-1/2 inches, in wooden box. Some paint deterioration. Provenance: Manufactured by a major aerospace model shop. Designed by Swiss scientist Auguste Piccard, Trieste was a deep-water bathyscaphe that explored some of the deepest reaches of the Pacific Ocean, in the Mariana trench. Crewed by Piccard's son, Jacques, and American explorer Don Walsh (then a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy), Trieste reached a record depth of over 35,000 feet on January 23, 1960.

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Auktionshaus: Bonhams London
Titel: The Air and Space Sale
Auktionsdatum: 17.09.2019
Adresse: Bonhams London
New York