Lot 137: NASA astronaut (1931-1982) who, as a last-minute replacement for Ken Mattingly (who had been exposed to German measles) was one of three crew members on the near-disastrous Apollo 13 mission. After leaving NASA, he embarked on a political career, running unsuccessfully for a Senate seat in 1978. He finally won a seat in the House of Representatives in 1982 but died before taking the oath of office. Extremely Rare Color 16" x 20" of Buzz Aldrin climbing down the Eagles ladder from the Lunar Module during the Apollo 11 mission signed by Swigert. The photo is signed "To Al Patricelli with high regards and sincere best wishes Jack Swigert, Apollo 13." Photo had been folded into 3 so does show creasing where folded, otherwise in good condition. Very Rare to find a any signed photo's by Jack Swigert, showing a photo from any Lunar Moon mission.
Oak Auctions' Rare Autograph and Manuscript Auction
Thursday, 19th November 2015
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