Lot 5009: Color limited edition 19.75 x 27 print entitled 'Mercury and Beyond,' numbered 5/50 AP, depicting the Mercury rocket launching off the coast of Cape Canaveral, with the Project Mercury insignia hovering in the background, signed along the bottom border in black felt tip by five of the seven Mercury astronauts, including: "Alan Shepard," "John Glenn," "Scott Carpenter," "Gordon Cooper," and "Wally Schirra, [sigma 7 logo], GT–6 Apollo 7," who adds "This print is from my personal collection. I was given Artist proof #5 because I was the 5th American in space." Also signed in the lower left in pencil by the artist, "Patrick A. Eby." Matted and framed to an overall size of 30.75 x 37.75. In fine condition. Oversized.
RR Auction's The Nasa Collection of Leon Ford Auction 455
Thursday, 25th June 2015
Estimate: $800 - 1000
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