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    Mercury Seven Astronauts: One Dollar "Short Snorter" Silver Certificate Signed by All. A Series 1957A Silver Certificate, serial number J98746018A in excellent condition. It bears the signatures of America's first group of astronaut-heroes, all have signed vertically in different inks: "M. Scott Carpenter", "J H Glenn Jr", "D K Slayton", "Alan B Shepard", "W M Schirra", "Gordon Cooper", and "Virgil I Grissom". A "short snorter" is a banknote signed and exchanged among servicemen, very appropriate for these men were all elite pilots originally chosen for consideration based on their military service records. The bill appears to be mounted to a piece of damaged cardboard with the NASA logo attached, archivally matted and framed to an overall 12.5" x 12.5". Not examined out of frame. Very desirable in this format.



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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    14th Wednesday
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