DescriptionProject Mercury: Signed Launch Philatelic Covers from Five Missions. A nice collection, missing only Grissom's flight. As follows:
Mercury-Redstone 3 (Freedom 7): Stamped cachet "First Man Into Space/ Redstone Missile Fired..." with Patrick Air Force Base cancellation, May 5, 1961, addressed. Signed: "Alan Shepard".
Mercury-Atlas 6 (Friendship 7): Printed color Spacecraft cachet "Project Mercury/ Man-In-Space..." with Patrick Air Force Base cancellation, February 20, 1962. Signed: "John Glenn".
Mercury-Atlas 7 (Aurora 7): Stamped cachet "Missile Fired From.../ 2nd Man Orbit Shot" on Airmail envelope with Patrick Air Force Base cancellation, May 24, 1962. Signed: "Scott Carpenter".
Mercury-Atlas 8 (Sigma 7): Printed color Spacecraft cachet "Project Mercury/ Man In Space..." with Patrick Air Force Base cancellation, October 3, 1962. Signed: "Wally Schirra".
Mercury-Atlas 9 (Faith 7): Simple printed cachet, "U.S.A. Astronaut No. 6" with Cape Canaveral cancellation, May 16, 1963. Signed: "Gordon Cooper".
All in very fine or better condition. From the Steven R. Belasco Collection of Space Memorabilia.
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