Lot #9027
Deke Slayton Signed Letter and Photograph

Vintage pairing from one of the Mercury 7
This lot has closed

Estimate: $500+

Description

Vintage pairing from one of the Mercury 7

Two early items: a TLS signed "Donald K. Slayton," one page, 7.75 x 10, Project Mercury letterhead, October 2, 1961, to Miss Marquita Park, in part: "It is always a pleasure to hear from persons such as yourself who show such an interest in our project. I have enclosed an autographed photograph, as you requested"; and an official vintage glossy 7.5 x 10 black and white publicity photo, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "Best wishes to Marquita Park, Donald K. Slayton." In fine condition, with slightly trimmed edges. From The Bill Lende Collection.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space Exploration
  • Dates: #518 - Ended November 16, 2017





This item is Pre-Certified by STEVE ZARELLI
Buy a third-party letter of authenticity for (inquire for price)

*This item has been pre-certified by a trusted third-party authentication service, and by placing a bid on this item, you agree to accept the opinion of this authentication service. If you wish to have an opinion rendered by a different authenticator of your choosing, you must do so prior to your placing of any bid. RR Auction is not responsible for differing opinions submitted 30 days after the date of the sale.