Lot 470: TLS signed "Virgil I. Grissom," one page, 8 x 10.5, NASA letterhead, August 8, 1961. Letter to Dennis Brantley, in full: "Thank you for your congratulations and thoughtfulness. Your reaction as a fellow American has been most heart–warming to me. I am very proud to have been a part of this step in our space program. I am happy to send a photograph as you have requested." Tack holes to top and bottom edges, a stray ink mark and pen impressions to top edge, and a few spots of foxing, otherwise fine condition. An uncommon letter from the tragic Apollo 1 Command Pilot.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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