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    The men with the "Right Stuff".

    "Mercury Seven" NASA Astronaut Group One Photo Signed by All. A 10" x 8" B&W matte finish photo picturing the first seven astronauts chosen by NASA for their Man in Space project. This photo, showing the astronauts inspecting a Mercury Atlas model, was one of a series of photos taken April 30, 1959, at Langley Research Center. All seven of these brave men, who laid the groundwork for America's space program, have signed with early forms of their signatures: "Alan B Shepard Jr." (1923-1998), "Walter M. Schirra Jr." (1923-2007), "John H. Glenn, Jr.", "Virgil I. Grissom" (1926-1967), "M. Scott Carpenter", "Donald K. Slayton" (1924-1993), and "Leroy G. Cooper, Jr" (1927-2004). An exceedingly desirable item, especially uninscribed, and a cornerstone for any serious collection of astronaut autographs. This is one of the nicest of these we've handled. Extremely fine condition save for corner bends and minor emulsion cracking above Schirra's head.



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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    12th Saturday
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