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    Virgil "Gus" Grissom Document Signed "Virgil I. Grissom." One page, 6.25" x 2.75", National Bank of Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, September 8, 1959. This check was written and signed by Virgil "Gus" Grissom for fifty dollars to the Langley Exchange, at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Virginia. Gus Grissom was one of the first American astronauts, and tragically he was also one of the first men to die in the U.S. space program. He was a member of the Mercury Seven, and would have likely been a part of the first moon landing had he survived.
    The check is in fine condition; the cancellation stamp slightly mars the signatures; the ink from the stamps on the verso is slightly bleeding through to the obverse. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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