Lot #6086
Guenter Wendt’s Mercury 7 Signed Photograph

The padleader’s prized photo of the ‘Original Seven’
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Estimate: $6000+

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The padleader’s prized photo of the ‘Original Seven’

Exceptional matte-finish 10 x 8 photo of the Mercury 7 astronauts admiring a model rocket, signed and inscribed in ink, “Best wishes to Guenter Wendt from the Mercury Astronauts, Leroy S. Cooper, Jr.,” “Alan B. Shepard, Jr.,” “Walter M. Schirra, Jr.,” “John H. Glenn, Jr.,” “Virgil I. Grissom,” “M. Scott Carpenter,” and “Donald K. Slayton.” Also signed on the reverse by Wendt and stamped as being from his personal collection. In fine condition, with mild discoloration to background affecting nothing. This was Wendt’s only Mercury 7 signed piece—a rare offering improved by this important association. The Guenter Wendt Collection, ex. Ken Havekotte. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space And Aviation Auction
  • Dates: April 14 - April 21

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