DescriptionMercury Seven Astronauts: Massive Collection of Forty-One Individually Signed Vintage Covers, Carpenter (17), Cooper (10), Glenn (4), and Slayton (10). All on standard size covers cancelled with dates in 1962, signed in ink, uninscribed, mostly addressed. As follows.
Scott Carpenter: One John Glenn launch/ first day Fleetwood cover; two launch covers canceled at Patrick AFB; one launch cover signed at Port Canaveral, two Naval Recovery Force ship covers, Enterprise and John R. Pierce; receiving the NASA Distinguished Service Medal on May 28; and ten plain covers signed vertically along the left edge, perfect for excising and matting with photos.
Gordon Cooper: Ten plain covers signed at left side, five with added "Mercury" symbol, five with added "Astronaut". Signatures easily used for matting.
John Glenn: One launch/ first day cover and three plain Airmail covers.
Deke Slayton: Ten plain covers signed vertically along the left edge, easily used for matting.
Total value of just these signatures would be quite high. A great dealer's lot. Generally fine.
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