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    "Mercury Seven" Signed Sheet of "Project Mercury" Stamps (Scott #1193). A sheet of fifty of the 4¢ U.S. commemoratives that were issued on the date of John Glenn's historic flight, February 20, 1962. The signatures are placed vertically along the wide right selvage, as follows: "Gus Grissom" (1926-1967), "Scott Carpenter", "Gordon Cooper" (1927-2004), "J H Glenn Jr.", "Wally Schirra" (1923-2007), "D K Slayton" (1924-1193), and "Alan B Shepard" (1923-1998). Please note: the Gus Grissom signature has not been definitively authenticated and the Alan Shepard signature is an early secretarial signature. Very fine condition with a tiny smear in the Cooper signature, a light crease above the Slayton signature, and a small bit of the selvage missing at upper left of the sheet.

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