Lot 5010: Large and patriotic display of items from the 40th anniversary of Americans in Orbit celebration held at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on February 24, 2002, including: a color 8.5 x 11 photo of Friendship 7, the Mercury–Atlas 6 spacecraft, signed in black felt tip by John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Wally Schirra, and Gordon Cooper; a pair of 1.5? diameter medallions, reading "Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Americans in Orbit, this medallion contains metal from Mercury Atlas launch pad 14"; a 4 x 5.25 event invitation; a commemorative cover with a cachet honoring the ceremony; and an event information sheet listing various scheduled speakers. Each item is double-matted and framed to an overall size of 27.5 x 24. In overall fine condition, with Cooper's signature a shade light. Oversized.
RR Auction's The Nasa Collection of Leon Ford Auction 455
Thursday, 25th June 2015
Estimate: $600 - 800
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