Lot #7049
John Glenn (2) Original Vintage Photographs

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Attractive pair of two original vintage color glossy 5 x 7 photos: one featuring astronaut John Glenn in his silver Project Mercury space suit, and the other showing the launch of his Mercury-Atlas 6 mission, during which he made the first crewed American orbital spaceflight aboard the Friendship 7 spacecraft. Both have circular "EKC" watermarks on the reverse, which was in use by Kodak from 1958 to 1961 (pre-dating the "A Kodak Paper" watermarks). In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space Exploration
  • Dates: #646 - Ended October 20, 2022