Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    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.



    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    14th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,400

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    This item cannot be shipped using standard methods. Please contact us for more information. Sales Tax information

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions  |  Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments |  Glossary of Terms

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 May 2 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search