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    Mercury Seven Astronauts: Framed "Directorate of Mercury" Presentation Signed by All. A 13" x 10" color photo of an Atlas rocket with the text: "Directorate of Mercury/ (SSVM)/ Launch Vehicles", mounted to a matboard and framed to an overall 22" x 18". It is signed on the mat beneath the photo by all of America's first crew of astronauts: "For Marie Toma,/ Best wishes/ from the/ Mercury Astronauts/ Scott Carpenter", "Gordon Cooper", "D K Slayton", "Alan Shepard", "J H Glenn Jr", "Wally Schirra", and "Gus Grissom". The Schirra and Shepard signatures are a bit lighter in contrast than the others, but all are clear and readable. An interesting and rare item. Excellent.

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    May, 2014
    14th Wednesday
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