Lot #5336
Guenter Wendt Signed Photograph

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Estimate: $200+

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Description

Satin-finish 10 x 8 photo of launch pad leader Guenter Wendt holding Ham the chimpanzee, signed in black felt tip, "'Ham,' America's first chimp in space, Guenter F. Wendt, Pad leader." In very fine condition. Named after the Holloman Aerospace Medical Center, Ham was an integral member of the Mercury-Redstone 2 mission, a 16-minute suborbital test flight that launched from Cape Canaveral on January 31, 1961.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: April 11 - April 18





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