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    Mercury Astronauts: Rare Early NASA and Navy Silver Spacesuit Photos Collection (Seven). An awesome group of seldom-seen images. All are 8" x 10" B&W glossies, as follows.
    Alan Shepard: Holding a telephone handset connected to his suit, just prior to leaving Hangar "S" prior to his landmark launch.
    Gus Grissom: Image #61-MR4-76, preparing to enter Liberty Bell 7 just before launch [and] a full length Navy photograph taken at the Naval Air Development Center in Johnsville, Pennsylvania.
    John Glenn: Image #G-60-2424, suited up before a training test, light crease and minor tear at top [and] image #S-61-2520, examining suit connections in a full-length mirror.
    Wally Schirra: A full length Navy photograph taken at the Naval Air Development Center in Johnsville, Pennsylvania.
    Gordon Cooper: A full length Navy photograph taken at the Naval Air Development Center in Johnsville, Pennsylvania.
    All fine or better unless noted above.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    19th Friday
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