Lot #6059
Gus Grissom Signed Cover

Rare recovery cover signed by Grissom, the second American in space
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Estimate: $1500+

Description

Rare recovery cover signed by Grissom, the second American in space

Sought-after postal cover bearing a USS Randolph, July 21, 1951 postmark, the recovery ship and date of the Liberty Bell 7 spacecraft, signed neatly in black ballpoint, “Virgil I. Grissom.” In fine condition. Enhanced by the full signature of its storied MR-4 astronaut, this exceedingly scarce item exists as the first Grissom-signed recovery ship cover we have ever offered. From the collection of aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space And Aviation Auction
  • Dates: #474 - Ended April 21, 2016





This item is Pre-Certified by STEVE ZARELLI
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