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Astronaut Signatures; Signed Sheet of Project Mercury Stamps.

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Astronaut Signatures; Signed Sheet of Project Mercury Stamps. Single sheet of fifty four-cent stamps, signed by Malcolm Scott Carpenter (1925-2013); Leroy Gordon "Gordo" Cooper, Jr. (1927–2004); John Herschel Glenn, Jr. (b. 1921); Virgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom (1926-1967); Walter Marty "Wally" Schirra, Jr. (1923-2007); Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr. (1923-1998); Donald Kent "Deke" Slayton (1924-1993); some signatures faded (Shepard and Grissom), matted, with a copy of Life magazine feature the same men, 9 x 10 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Walter Marty "Wally" Schirra , Jr., Alan Bartlett Shepard , Jr., John Herschel Glenn , Jr., Leroy Gordon "Gordo" Cooper , Jr., Donald Kent "Deke" Slayton, Virgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom, Malcolm Scott Carpenter, Alan Shepard, Gordon Cooper, Grissom, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Mercury Seven, Project Mercury, Scott Carpenter, Spaceflight, Virgil, Wally Schirra

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