Lot 18: See Elliot



2016-04-29 10:53:43

Lot 18

(1927-1966) American Astronaut, a member of NASA's Astronaut Group 2, also known as The New Nine. Rare vintage signed and inscribed colour 8 x 10 photograph of See in a half length pose. The NASA emblem can be partially seen on the wall in the background. Signed by See in black ink to a clear area of the image, 'To the best cook on land or sea - from one merchy-bum to another - Elliot See'. Autographs of See are rare in any form as a result of his untimely death at the age of 38 in a NASA trainer jet crash whilst enroute to training for what would have been his first space flight on Gemini IX. A couple of very minor, extremely light surface creases, otherwise VG ]

Estimate: £200 - 300

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