Lot #314
Gus Grissom

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Estimate: $500+

Description

Sought-after recovery cover with a typed caption honoring the Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Randolph, the rescue ship for the Mercury-Redstone 4 mission, postmarked aboard the Randolph on July 21, 1961, the recovery date of the Liberty Bell 7 spacecraft, signed in black ink, "Virgil I. Grissom." The cover is also signed by Captain Harry Edward Cook, Jr., the commanding officer of the USS Randolph. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #574 - Ended January 08, 2020





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