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    Charles Bassett Signed Color Photograph, 7" x 9.5", "To My buddy Joe,/ The only one that has/ ever shot me down./ Best Wishes Always/ Charlie/Bassett." Selected as pilot of Gemini 9, Charles Bassett was killed on February 28, 1966, in St. Louis, Missouri, in the crash of a T-38 aircraft, three months before his scheduled flight. Slight nick at right edge. Mounting traces on verso. Autographs of Bassett are rare in any form. From the collection of renowned former physical trainer of the astronauts Joe Garino. This lot is accompanied by a signed certificate of authentication from Garino verifying its provenance.

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    September, 2007
    20th Thursday
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