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Headquartered in Boston’s North End, RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted source for rare documents, manuscripts, autographs, and historic artifacts. Since its inception in 1980, RR has achieved countless record-setting prices in over 425 successful sales, including Truman Capote’s hand-notated manuscript for Breakfast at Tiffany’s for over $300,000, President Kennedy’s 1963 convertible for $318,000, and a pair of Bonnie and Clyde’s guns for over $500,000. Internationally known and frequently featured in all media outlets—with appearances on NBC’s Today Show, CBS This Morning, Fox News, the New York Times Sunday Magazine, and the London Times—RR Auction prides itself on selling authentic material, thoroughly examined by in-house experts and third-party authenticators, to uphold the guarantee of authenticity. With a stunning full-color print catalog and a massive online presence, RR Auction continues to achieve record prices for clients around the world.
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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MR-3: Alan Shepard Signed Typed Excerpt8055 - MR-3: Alan Shepard Signed Typed Excerpt
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Souvenir typescript for an excerpt from the book We Seven, one page, 8.5 x 1, signed at the conclusion in black felt tip by America's first man ...
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MR-4: Liberty Bell 7 Flown Component8056 - MR-4: Liberty Bell 7 Flown Component
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Flown original component from Gus Grissom’s Liberty Bell 7 Mercury spacecraft, recovered from the Atlantic Ocean on July 20, 1999. The piece measures
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MR-4: Liberty Bell 7 Flown Component8057 - MR-4: Liberty Bell 7 Flown Component
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Flown original component from Gus Grissom’s Liberty Bell 7 Mercury spacecraft, recovered from the Atlantic Ocean on July 20, 1999. The piece measures
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MR-4: Liberty Bell 7 Flown Film Segment8058 - MR-4: Liberty Bell 7 Flown Film Segment
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Limited edition flown original piece of film from Gus Grissom’s Liberty Bell 7 Mercury spacecraft, issued in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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MA-5 Flown Parachute Segment8059 - MA-5 Flown Parachute Segment
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Flown segment of orange parachute from the Mercury-Atlas 5 spaceflight of Enos the 'space chimp,' measuring 2.5 x 3.25, affixed to an 8.5 x ...
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MA-6 and 7: Cece Bibby Original Concept Artwork8060 - MA-6 and 7: Cece Bibby Original Concept Artwork
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Vivid original painting of the Friendship 7, Aurora 7, and Sigma 7 mission emblems, accomplished in acrylic on a 14 x 11 artist’s canvas panel, signed
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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MA-6 Friendship 7 Model8062 - MA-6 Friendship 7 Model
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Impressively detailed Danbury Mint model of John Glenn's Friendship 7 capsule for the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission, with capsule measuring approximat...
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MA-6: John Glenn Pair of Signed Photographs8063 - MA-6: John Glenn Pair of Signed Photographs
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Two signed photos: a glossy 3.5 x 5 photo of Glenn as a military pilot, signed in black felt tip; and an official glossy 10 x 8 red-numbered NASA phot
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MA-6: John Glenn Signed Book8064 - MA-6: John Glenn Signed Book
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Signed book: John Glenn: A Memoir. Collector's edition. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2005. Leatherbound hardcover, 6.25 x 9.25, 422 pages. Signed ...
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MA-6: John Glenn Signed Cover8065 - MA-6: John Glenn Signed Cover
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Commemorative splashdown cover with a cachet honoring the recovery of the Friendship 7 capsule by the USS Noa, postmarked aboard the vessel on Februar
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MA-6: John Glenn Signed Photograph8066 - MA-6: John Glenn Signed Photograph
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Color semi-glossy 8 x 10 photo of Glenn posing in his silver Mercury suit, signed in black felt tip. In fine condition. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Au
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MA-6: John Glenn Signed Photograph and Cover8067 - MA-6: John Glenn Signed Photograph and Cover
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Two items: an FDC with a cachet honoring the MA-6 mission, signed in black felt tip by Glenn; and a color satin-finish 10 x 8 photo of Glenn with the
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MA-6: John Glenn's Mercury Flight Simulator-Carried Cover8068 - MA-6: John Glenn's Mercury Flight Simulator-Carried Cover
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Unusual cover carried in the spacecraft simulator during training for Mercury-Atlas 6, signed along the left edge, "Carried in Flight Simulator...
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MA-7: Scott Carpenter Signed Book8069 - MA-7: Scott Carpenter Signed Book
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Signed book: For Spacious Skies. Collector's edition. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2003. Leatherbound hardcover, 6.25 x 9.25, 370 pages. Signed on...
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MA-7: Scott Carpenter Signed Photograph8070 - MA-7: Scott Carpenter Signed Photograph
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Semi-glossy 10 x 8 photo of Carpenter on the phone with President Kennedy after his Mercury flight, signed in blue felt tip, “Speaking with President
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MA-7: Scott Carpenter Signed Photograph8071 - MA-7: Scott Carpenter Signed Photograph
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Brilliant color semi-glossy 8 x 10 photo of the Friendship 7 launch, signed in blue felt tip, “Friendship 7 Launch, 2/20/62, Scott Carpenter—Backup,...
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MA-7: Scott Carpenter's Flight Jacket8072 - MA-7: Scott Carpenter's Flight Jacket
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Scott Carpenter’s personally-owned and -worn blue Nomex flight jacket, size large, bearing an official NASA ‘meatball’ logo patch on the right chest,
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MA-7: Scott Carpenter's Flown Mercury Heat Shield8073 - MA-7: Scott Carpenter's Flown Mercury Heat Shield
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A substantial segment of flown heat shield from the Aurora 7 spacecraft, measuring approximately 1 x 1 x .75, and accompanied by the original wooden b
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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MA-8: Wally Schirra's 1959 NASA Orders8074 - MA-8: Wally Schirra's 1959 NASA Orders
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Remarkable DS, one page, 8 x 10.5, April 26, 1959. Original orders from the Naval Air Test Center to Walter M. Schirra, Jr., for "Change of dut...
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MA-8: Wally Schirra's 1962 Calendar8075 - MA-8: Wally Schirra's 1962 Calendar
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Wally Schirra's personally-owned and-used spiral-bound Martin Marietta 1962 appointment calendar, 11.25 x 8.75, extensively annotated in pencil ...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 900.00
 
 
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MA-8: Wally Schirra's Naval Academy Transcript Report Card8076 - MA-8: Wally Schirra's Naval Academy Transcript Report Card
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Original Naval Academy transcript of scholastic record for Walter M. Schirra, Jr., one page, both sides, measures 19.5 x 11.5 open, dated December 4,
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MA-9: Gordon Cooper Mercury Photographic Archive8077 - MA-9: Gordon Cooper Mercury Photographic Archive
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Impressive archive related to the photographic aspects of Gordon Cooper’s Mercury-Atlas 9 flight in the Faith 7 spacecraft, consisting of some of his
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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MA-9: Gordon Cooper Mission Notes Archive8078 - MA-9: Gordon Cooper Mission Notes Archive
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Large archive from Gordon Cooper’s personal files consisting of notes, reports, and documents related to the Mercury-Atlas 9 mission, including many f
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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MA-9: Gordon Cooper Post-Mercury Archive8079 - MA-9: Gordon Cooper Post-Mercury Archive
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Archive of material from Gordon Cooper's personal files dating to after his historic Mercury-Atlas 9 mission, highlighted by five pages of handw...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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MA-9: Gordon Cooper Signed Book8080 - MA-9: Gordon Cooper Signed Book
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Signed book: This New Ocean: A History of Project Mercury. Washington, D.C.: NASA, 1966. Hardcover, 7 x 10, 681 pages. Signed on the half-title page i
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MA-9: Gordon Cooper Signed Typed Letter8081 - MA-9: Gordon Cooper Signed Typed Letter
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TLS, two pages, 8 x 10.5, NASA letterhead, September 23, 1966. Remarkable letter to James R. Harvey on the subjects of liberty and patriotism. In part
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MA-9: Gordon Cooper Signed Book8082 - MA-9: Gordon Cooper Signed Book
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Signed book: Leap of Faith. Collector's edition. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2000. Leatherbound hardcover, 6.5 x 9.5, 279 pages. Signed on the co...
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MA-9: Gordon Cooper's Faith 7 Model8083 - MA-9: Gordon Cooper's Faith 7 Model
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Phenomenal hand-painted McDonnell Aircraft model of the Faith 7 capsule presented to Mercury-Atlas 9 mission Pilot Gordon Cooper. The model measures 1
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Astronaut Groups One and Two Signed Photograph8085 - Astronaut Groups One and Two Signed Photograph
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Official color 10 x 8 NASA lithograph of the first sixteen astronauts selected to the US space program, including the original Mercury Seven (seated i
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Astronauts Group Three Signed Photograph8086 - Astronauts Group Three Signed Photograph
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Official color 10 x 8 NASA lithograph of the fourteen members of the third astronaut group chosen by NASA, with their facsimile signatures in the wide
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Gemini 4: Ed White's Flown Silver Medallion and Crew-Signed Display8087 - Gemini 4: Ed White's Flown Silver Medallion and Crew-Signed Display
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Ed White's flown sterling silver medallion carried inside his PPK (Personal Preference Kit) during the flight of Gemini 4 and then later inside ...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Gemini 4: Jim McDivitt Signed Print8088 - Gemini 4: Jim McDivitt Signed Print
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Limited edition 19 x 13 print of a pencil drawing by official NASA artist Paul Calle, depicting Gemini 4 command pilot Jim McDivitt suited up and ente
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Gemini 4: Jim McDivitt Signed Print8089 - Gemini 4: Jim McDivitt Signed Print
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Limited edition 13 x 19 print of a pencil drawing by official NASA artist Paul Calle, showing Gemini 4 crew members Jim McDivitt and Ed White in their
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Gemini 4: Jim McDivitt's Signed Plaque8090 - Gemini 4: Jim McDivitt's Signed Plaque
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McDivitt's personally-owned wooden 8.5 x 11 Helasron 11 presentation plaque, prominently featuring the HS-11 'Dragonslayers' emblem and ...
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Gemini 5 Collection of Original NASA Photographs8091 - Gemini 5 Collection of Original NASA Photographs
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Collection of 30 vintage official color glossy NASA photos, 8 x 10 and 10 x 8, with red, blue, and black NASA serial numbers, showing various aspects
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Gemini 5 Signed Photograph8092 - Gemini 5 Signed Photograph
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Excellent color semi-glossy 10 x 8 photo of the crew of Gemini 5, signed in black felt tip by Charles Conrad and Gordon Cooper. In fine condition. Pre
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Gemini 5 Signed Photograph8093 - Gemini 5 Signed Photograph
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Color glossy 8 x 10 three-quarter-length photo of Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad posing in their white suits on the launch pad with two other men, s
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Gemini 6 Signed Photograph8094 - Gemini 6 Signed Photograph
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Official color semi-glossy 10 x 8 NASA photo of the crew of Gemini 6 wearing their space suits, signed in black felt tip by Tom Stafford and Wally Sch
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Gemini 6 Signed Photograph8095 - Gemini 6 Signed Photograph
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Color semi-glossy 8 x 10 photo of the crew of the fourth manned Gemini mission, signed in blue felt tip, "Tom Stafford, Gemini VI" and &qu...
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Gemini 7 Signed Photograph8096 - Gemini 7 Signed Photograph
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Uncommon official glossy 10 x 8 NASA photo of the crew of Gemini 7 wearing their flight suits and helmets, signed in black felt tip by James Lovell an
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Gemini 7 Signed Photograph8097 - Gemini 7 Signed Photograph
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Color satin-finish 8 x 10 photo of the launch of a Titan II GLV rocket and the Gemini 7 mission, signed in black felt tip, "James Lovell" ...
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Gemini 9 Signed Photograph8098 - Gemini 9 Signed Photograph
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Color glossy 9.25 x 7.25 photo of command pilot Tom Stafford in the Gemini spacecraft, matted to an overall size of 16 x 20, signed on the mat in blac
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Gemini 9 Signed Photograph8099 - Gemini 9 Signed Photograph
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Uncommon color glossy 8 x 10 photo of the rendezvous with the Augmented Target Docking Adapter and its still attached payload fairing, which Commander
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Gemini 9 Signed Photograph Display8100 - Gemini 9 Signed Photograph Display
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Display of four color photos commemorating Gemini IX astronauts Thomas Stafford and Gene Cernan, ranging in size from 7 x 6 to 7 x 9.25, including: an
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Gemini 9: Elliot See Signed Photograph8101 - Gemini 9: Elliot See Signed Photograph
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Astronaut and would-be commander of Gemini 9 (1927–1966) who perished in a plane crash before the historic voyage. Color semi-glossy 8 x 10 cardstock
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Gemini 9: Gene Cernan Typed Letter Signed8102 - Gemini 9: Gene Cernan Typed Letter Signed
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TLS signed “Eugene A. Cernan,” one page, 8 x 10.5, NASA letterhead, June 20, 1966. Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Milton Donner, in full: "Many thanks ...
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Gemini 9: See and Bassett Pair of Signatures8103 - Gemini 9: See and Bassett Pair of Signatures
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Original two-man crew of Gemini 9. Just three months before the mission, both Elliot See and Charles Bassett perished in a crash on February 28, 1966,
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Gemini 11 Flown Penlight8104 - Gemini 11 Flown Penlight
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Flown penlight carried on the Gemini 11 mission manufactured by Whirlpool, measuring approximately 5.5? long, with the body wrapped in Velcro and bear
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Gemini 12 Signed Photograph8105 - Gemini 12 Signed Photograph
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Color glossy 8.5 x 11 double-weight McDonnell Aircraft Corporation photo of the Gemini 12 splashdown, signed in black felt tip by James Lovell and Buz
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Gemini 12 Signed Cover8106 - Gemini 12 Signed Cover
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Appealing commemorative cover with a cachet honoring the crew of Gemini 12, postmarked with launch and landing dates of November 11th and 15th, 1966,
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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