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    Mercury Seven Astronauts: Collection of Five Signed Launch Covers Directly from the Family Collection of Astronaut Richard Gordon. As follows.
    Mercury-Redstone 3 (Freedom 7): "Man-in-Space" cachet, addressed, cancelled at Port Canaveral on May 5, 1961, signed in blue ink: "Alan Shepard".
    Mercury-Atlas 6 (Friendship 7): "Commemorating" cachet, first day cancelled at Glen Mead, New York on February 20, 1962, signed in black felt tip: "John Glenn".
    Mercury-Atlas 7 (Aurora 7): Spacecraft cachet, cancelled at Patrick AFB on May 24, 1962, signed in black felt tip: "Scott Carpenter".
    Mercury-Atlas 8 (Sigma 7): Spacecraft cachet, hand cancelled at Cape Canaveral on October 3, 1962, signed in blue ink: "Wally Schirra".
    Mercury-Atlas 9 (Faith 7): Spacecraft cachet, cancelled at Cape Canaveral on May 15, 1963, signed in blue felt tip: "Gordon Cooper".
    Fine to very fine.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    10th Friday
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