RR Auction: Fine Autographs & Artifacts

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RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted auction house specializing in rare and remarkable documents, manuscripts, autographs, and historical artifacts. Among the highlights of this month’s sale are a special autograph sheet from Abraham Lincoln and his ‘Team of Rivals’ cabinet, a handwritten letter by the heroic Oskar Schindler, a massive signed photo of Charles Dickens, and a silver medal from the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Olympics. Join us as we prepare to make history selling history in September 2016.
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
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Jefferson Davis251 - Jefferson Davis
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ALS signed “Jeffer. Davis,” one page, 5 x 7.75, July 3, 1860. In full: “Yours was duly rec’d and I have the honor to be.” In fine condition.
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Jubal A. Early252 - Jubal A. Early
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Ink signature, “J. A. Early, Lynchburg, Virginia,” on an off-white 3.5 x 2 card affixed to a larger sheet. In very good to fine condition, with light
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Joe Foss253 - Joe Foss
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US Marine fighter ace in World War II and Medal of Honor recipient (1915–2003) who also served as an Air National Guard brigadier general, the 20th go
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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William B. Franklin254 - William B. Franklin
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Union General (1823–1903) blamed for the debacle at Fredericksburg. Uncommon 4 x 5.75 cabinet photo of Franklin in profile, signed and inscribed on th
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Winfield Scott Hancock255 - Winfield Scott Hancock
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War-dated LS signed “Winfd. S. Hancock,” one page, lightly-lined, 5 x 8, November 11, 1864. Letter to General Patrick, in part: “I have no objection t
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Winfield Scott Hancock256 - Winfield Scott Hancock
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Ink signature, “Winf’d S. Hancock,” on an off-white 3 x 1.5 card affixed to a slightly larger card. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Douglas MacArthur257 - Douglas MacArthur
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Signed book: Reminiscences. Special limited edition, numbered 1258/1750. New York: McGraw–Hill Book Company, 1964. Hardcover, 6.5 x 9.5, 438 pages. Si
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Douglas MacArthur258 - Douglas MacArthur
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TLS, one page, 8 x 10.5, February 10, 1956. Letter to Miss Lunde, in full: “Thank you for your birthday greeting. I appreciate your thoughtfulness mor
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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George G. Meade259 - George G. Meade
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War-dated ALS signed “Geo. G. Meade, Maj. Genl. Cmd.,” one page, 5 x 8, Head-Quarters, Army of the Potomac letterhead, September 19, 1864. Letter to B
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Michel Ney260 - Michel Ney
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French soldier and military commander during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars (1769–1815) who was one of the original eighteen ma
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sterling Price261 - Sterling Price
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Military officer (1809–1867) who served as an American general during the Mexican-American War and as a Confederate general during the Civil War. Engr
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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John F. Reynolds262 - John F. Reynolds
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Highly respected senior commander of the Union Army (1820–1863) who played a key role in committing the Army of the Potomac to the Battle of Gettysbur
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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William T. Sherman263 - William T. Sherman
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ALS signed “W. T. Sherman,” one page, lightly-lined, 5 x 8, Headquarters Army of the United States letterhead, October 9, 1882. Letter to W. W. Jarvis
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Aviation264 - Aviation
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Program for the second annual History of Aviation Banquet held at The Proud Bird in Los Angeles, California, on August 29, 1987, 8.5 x 11, signed and
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Amelia Earhart265 - Amelia Earhart
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Pencil signature, “A. Earhart,” on an off-white 3 x 2.75 slip affixed to a light pink album page with a collector’s date notation of October 9, 1936.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Amelia Earhart266 - Amelia Earhart
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Superb matte-finish 8.25 x 11.5 full-length photo of Earhart dressed in flight gear and staring wistfully from atop a brick wall, neatly signed in the
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Amelia Earhart267 - Amelia Earhart
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ALS signed “Amelia M. Earhart,” one page, 5.25 x 8.25, Hotel Seymour letterhead, no date. Letter to Jorgen Nugaard, in full: “I hope your coming here
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Estimates : 1,700.00 - 1,900.00
 
 
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Legends of Aviation268 - Legends of Aviation
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Impressive display featuring three famous aviators: an airmail cover postmarked Miami, February 4, 1929, with a stamped cachet honoring Lindbergh’s ‘F
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Charles Lindbergh269 - Charles Lindbergh
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Souvenir typescript of Lindbergh’s speech at the IAS Honors Night Dinner at New York’s Hotel Astor on January 25, 1954, 8.25 x 11, eleven pages, signe
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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Charles Lindbergh270 - Charles Lindbergh
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Vintage matte-finish 11 x 14 full-length photo of the aviator wearing a handsome striped suit, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Robert B. Chi
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Wright Flyer271 - Wright Flyer
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Small rectangular .5 x .75 swatch of fabric from the 1903 Wright Flyer that made the first heavier-than-air flight at Kitty Hawk on December 17, 1903.
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Estimates : 1,600.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Orville Wright272 - Orville Wright
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Appealing three item display: a City National Bank and Trust Company check, 8.5 x 3.25, filled out in another hand and signed by Wright, payable to Th
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Estimates : 2,800.00 - 3,200.00
 
 
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Orville Wright273 - Orville Wright
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Vintage sepia matte-finish 8.5 x 11 portrait of Wright by Underwood & Underwood of Washington, D.C., signed in the lower border in black ink. Af...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Orville Wright274 - Orville Wright
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Vintage 6.25 x 4.5 cardstock photo of the Wright Brothers’ first flight, captioned at the bottom ‘First Man-Flight, December 17, 1903, Kitty Hawk, N.
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Wilbur Wright275 - Wilbur Wright
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Phenomenal French postcard photo by J. Bouveret depicting Wilbur Wright and Mrs. Hart O. Berg seated in a Wright aircraft, 5.5 x 3.5, signed in black
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Estimates : 8,500.00 - 9,500.00
 
 
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Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin276 - Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin
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German engineer (1838–1917) who designed the famous rigid airship that bears his name. Twice-signed untranslated ALS in German, signed “G. v. Zeppelin
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Neil Armstrong and X-15 Pilots277 - Neil Armstrong and X-15 Pilots
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Vintage glossy 10 x 8 photo of Armstrong and several other pilots posing with an X-15 aircraft, signed vertically in fountain pen by Neil Armstrong, a
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Gemini278 - Gemini
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Uncommon souvenir display celebrating Gemini missions 3–12, signed on both sides of a beige 8.5 x 11 sheet with affixed mission specific captions in b
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Apollo 11279 - Apollo 11
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Sought-after color 13.5 x 10.5 official NASA lithograph celebrating the Apollo 11 mission, depicting images of the three crew members, the mission ins
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Apollo 11280 - Apollo 11
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Commemorative program entitled “The First Lunar Landing: As Told by The Astronauts,” celebrating the 20th anniversary of the event, 9 x 12, 24 pages,
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Apollo 11281 - Apollo 11
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Official color 10 x 8 NASA lithograph of Buzz Aldrin working on the lunar surface, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “To Norman Graves, Neil Arm
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Apollo 11282 - Apollo 11
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Ink and ballpoint signatures of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins on individual off-white cards or sheets. All three signatures are dou
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Neil Armstrong283 - Neil Armstrong
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Wonderful official color 10 x 8 NASA lithograph of Buzz Aldrin as he prepares to step onto the moon, signed in black felt tip by Armstrong. In fine co
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Neil Armstrong284 - Neil Armstrong
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Signed book: First on the Moon. Second printing. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1970. Hardcover, 6.25 x 9.5, 434 pages. Signed and inscribed on th
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Neil Armstrong285 - Neil Armstrong
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Wonderful pre–Apollo 11 Grumman contractor’s model of the Apollo Lunar Module by Precise Models, Inc., prominently signed on a rear panel in black fel
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Neil Armstrong286 - Neil Armstrong
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TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, University of Cincinnati letterhead, May 7, 1979. Letter to his friend Buck Rogers, in full: “Only two pilots went from the X
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Neil Armstrong287 - Neil Armstrong
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TLS, one page, 8 x 10.5, National Aeronautics and Space Administration letterhead, March 10, 1970. Letter to Charles H. Hulse, in full: “Thank you ver
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Purdue Astronauts288 - Purdue Astronauts
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Appealing color semi-glossy 13.5 x 10.5 photo of the Purdue University astronaut reunion class, held on October 22-23, 1999, signed on the original 19
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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John Glenn and Scott Carpenter289 - John Glenn and Scott Carpenter
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Two letters: a TLS signed “J. H. Glenn, Jr.,” NASA letterhead, June 19, 1963, in part: “I certainly consider it an honor to have my picture displayed
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Liberty Bell 7290 - Liberty Bell 7
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Three small pieces of mission-used wire from the umbilical head of Gus Grissom’s Liberty Bell 7 space craft. Pieces measure about .75? long. The umbil
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Mercury Launches291 - Mercury Launches
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Four photos: a color glossy 8 x 10 photo of a launching Saturn rocket, signed in blue felt tip, “Scott Carpenter, Aurora 7, 24 May, 1962”; an official
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Gordon Cooper292 - Gordon Cooper
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Two photos: a color semi-glossy 8 x 10 photo of Cooper during a water-based training procedure, signed in black ink, “Gemini 5 training, Gordon Cooper
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Gemini293 - Gemini
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Signed book: We Seven. First edition, first printing. NY: Simon and Schuster, 1962. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.75 x 9.5, 352 pages. Signed on an op
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Gemini 9294 - Gemini 9
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Splashdown cover with a stamped cachet honoring the Gemini program and the Atlantic U.S. Navy Recovery Force, postmarked USS Wasp, June 6, 1966, signe
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Gemini 12295 - Gemini 12
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Unissued certificate of membership in MITROGS, 8.5 x 11, no date, in part: “This card certifies bearer to be a distinguished member of the Exalted Ord
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jim McDivitt296 - Jim McDivitt
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Two photos: a glossy 10 x 8 photo of Jim McDivitt and Ed White posing with President Johnson at a Gemini 4 ceremony, signed in the lower border in gre
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Elliot See297 - Elliot See
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Official color 8 x 10 NASA lithograph of See posing in a suit and tie, signed in black felt tip, “Best regards—Elliot See.” In fine condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Tom Stafford298 - Tom Stafford
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Three official glossy NASA photos of Gemini 6 astronaut Tom Stafford, ranging in size from 8 x 10.25 to 10 x 8, each signed in blue or black felt tip
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Apollo 7299 - Apollo 7
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Splashdown cover with a stamped cachet honoring Apollo 7 and the Pacific U.S. Navy Recovery Force, postmarked October 22, 1968, signed in black ink or
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Wally Schirra and Walt Cunningham300 - Wally Schirra and Walt Cunningham
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Color glossy 8 x 10 photo of the Apollo 7 launch, signed in black felt tip, “Wally Schirra, Apollo 7,” and in blue felt tip, “Walt Cunningham, 11 Oct
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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