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Item 9029 - Project Mercury Collection Catalog 518 (Nov 2017)

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Sold Price: $1,278.90 (includes buyer's premium)

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Collection of more than 20 items signed by notable NASA personnel involved in Project Mercury, plus two X-15 pilots, sent to Marquita Park in the early 1960s, consisting of signed photos, letters, and signatures, several inscribed, including: Chris Kraft (SP), Robert Gilruth (SP, with transmittal letter from Paul E. Purser), Dee O'Hara (SP and TLS), Robert B. Voas (signature), David G. Simons (TLS and SP), Abe Silverstein (TLS and SP), James E. Webb (SP, with transmittal letter from an assistant), D. Brainerd Holmes (TLS and unsigned photo), Krafft A. Ehricke (SP), John P. Stapp (TLS and signature), Stanley White (SP, with transmittal letter from Public Affairs Officer John A. Powers), John A. 'Shorty' Powers (SP, with secretarial transmittal letter), Frank A. Erwin (SP and TLS), Mrs. Leroy G. Cooper, Jr. (TLS), Edward J. Murray (SP), Harold Brown (SP), Scott Crossfield (signature), and Robert Rushworth (SP). Also includes an unsigned photo of "Enos, the space chimpanzee." In overall very good to fine condition. These remarkable behind-the-scenes personnel—including administrators, engineers, nurses, flight directors, and more—are the people that truly made the success of Project Mercury possible. A superb, early collection of the personalities that formed the foundation of the American space program. From The Bill Lende Collection.

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