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Item 9279 - Armstrong, Shepard, Yeager, and Glenn Signed ‘High Flight’ Poem Catalog 463 (Oct 2015)

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Color semi-glossy 10 x 8 light-weight paperstock photo of a poem by John Gillespie Magee, Jr., entitled “High Flight,” signed in black ink Neil Armstrong and Chuck Yeager, and in black and blue felt tip by Alan Shepard and John Glenn. The poem reads, in full: “Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth / And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; / Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth / Of sun-split clouds—and done a hundred things / You have not dreamed of—wheeled and / soared and swung / High in the sunlit silence. Hov’ring there, / I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung / My eager craft through the footless halls of air. / Up, up the long, delirious, burning blue / I've topped the windswept heights with easy grace / Where never lark, or even eagle flew. / And, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod / The high untrespassed sanctity of space, / put out my hand, and touched the face of God." In fine condition, with an unobtrusive vertical bend to right side. Featuring the signatures of the first American in space, the first American to orbit the Earth, the first man to break the sound barrier, and the first man to walk on the moon, this wonderful multi-signed poem has served as inspiration for an untold number of aviators and astronauts alike. A truly desirable and uncommon format featuring an imposing assemblage of aeronautical pioneers. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.

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