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Project Mercury 7, Ephemera and Photographs, Eight Items.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
2034
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, Ephemera and Photographs, Eight Items. Including a color 8 x 10 in. photograph of sixteen NASA astronauts with facsimile signatures below; 8 x 10 in. composite black-and-white portraits of the Mercury 7; composite black-and-white 8 x 10 in. showing Atlas Mercury, Titan Gemini, and Saturn Apollo Rockets, and their astronauts; black-and-white portrait of NASA engineer and manager Howard Wilson "Bill" Tindall; color artist's concept drawing of the Gemini, Mercury, and Saturn capsules; 45 rpm recording of the first American manned orbital flight of John Glenn, with authentic recordings from Cape Canaveral and the Mercury Capsule in orbit, in the original sleeve; and two NASA publications. (8)
The Rudolf Spoor Collection of NASA Photographs and Ephemera
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

John Glenn, Howard Wilson "Bill" Tindall, Advanced Gemini, Gemini 4, Human spaceflight, NASA, NASA Astronaut Corps, Outer space, Project Gemini, Project Mercury, Space program of the United States, Spaceflight

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