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Project Mercury 7, Walter Schirra, Two Signed Photograph and Two Mission Photographs.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
2031
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Project Mercury 7, Walter Schirra, Two Signed Photograph and Two Mission Photographs. Color 8 x 10 in. portrait of Schirra signed and inscribed to Spoor in 1967; black-and-white 5 x 7 in. photograph of Schirra floating in the Gulf of Mexico during Gemini 6 flight practice, signed in felt-tip pen to Spoor in 1967; black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photograph of Mercury-Atlas 8/Sigma 7 taking off on October 3, 1962 with Schirra aboard; [and] black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photograph of recovery of Gemini 6 capsule on December 15, 1965, while being picked up by the USS Wasp. (4)
The Rudolf Spoor Collection of NASA Photographs and Ephemera
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Walter Schirra, Apollo 7, Human spaceflight, Mercury-Atlas 8, Project Gemini, Project Mercury, Science and technology in the United States, Space program of the United States, Spaceflight, Wally Schirra

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