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    Taken by and inscribed to famed Sports Illustrated photographer Tony Triolo.

    Mercury Seven Astronauts: Photo Signed by All. A B&W photo, 10.5" x 13.5" sight size framed to an overall 14" x 17", showing the first group of American astronauts pictured outdoors in casual clothing around a full-size space capsule. It is inscribed at the top: "To Tony With Best Wishes From The/ Mercury Astronauts-----". Each has signed in blue ink near his image, as follows: "Walter M. Schirra, Jr", "Leroy G Cooper, Jr", "John H Glenn, Jr", "M Scott Carpenter", "Donald K Slayton", "Virgil I. Grissom" and "Alan B Shepard Jr". Note the early forms of their signatures. This was taken by and comes from the collection of Tony Triolo (1930-2006) who shot dozens of covers for Sports Illustrated. Included is a color copy of several of his Press IDs. The frame is in excellent condition; the photo has several emulsion cracks, some edge roughness, and light soiling. An uncommon, large image that presents very nicely.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2013
    18th Thursday
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