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    Gus Grissom's Personally-Owned and Used Slide Rule. A Pickett brand "all metal" trig slide rule, model N 1006-ES with scales K, A, B, ST, T, S, C, D, and DI. The copyright date is given as 1959. It comes with its original leather case with pocket clip. The rule measures 6" x 1.5" overall. A very appropriate item considering Grissom graduated from Purdue with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Central strip moving, cursor present and clear. Some light discoloration on the verso, otherwise fine and functional.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Authenticity from Mark Grissom (Gus's younger son) stating that this slide rule was owned and used by Gus Grissom.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    12th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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