Alan Shepard - Mercury 3
Alan Shepard signed photo with President Kennedy being awarded the Distinguished Service Medal after his historic Mercury flight. The photo is 8 x 10 and enclosed in a numbered mat. The number on the mat is 1789 / 2500. It also comes with a COA ( also with the same number) from the US Historical Society. Due to the size of this piece additional shipping charges might occur due according to shipping location. Excellent condition.
Gus Grissom - Mercury 4
John Glenn - Mercury 6
Scott Carpenter - Mercury 7
Official NASA vintage glossy of Carpenter with his backup John Glenn. Signed and not personalized by Carpenter who added this inscription “ Preflight discussion of MA-7 with John Glenn. Excellent condition with some mild creases that came from the printer along with some mild creases in the upper right white border. This all sounds so bad,,,but let me reassure you,,,this photo looks great!
Official NASA Vintage Press Release glossy portrait of Scott Carpenter. Vintage signed ( M. Scott Carpenter) and personalized. A very uncommon glossy. Excellent condition with a mild corner crease in the lower right white border.
Note,,,I also have this photo signed and not personalized if interested!!!
Wally Schirra - Mercury 8
Extremely uncommon portrait glossy of Wally Schirra. This was a private portrait made during Schirra’s early days at NASA. From this photo a extreme limited amount of photos were made. (I think it was 40 photos). I had Schirra sign them and there are just a few left. Schirra added the “Mercury 7 symbol Astronaut” under his signature. Excellent condition.
Gordon Cooper - Mercury 9
NASA glossy of the “Faith 7 ” capsule in the water after spashdown with the recovery team nearby. Signed by the Pilot Gordon Cooper who added these famous words “ Right on the old Bozo,,,,,,Faith 7 Successful Splashdown”. Note : Cooper had the most successful Mercury flight……….. landing closer to his recovery target than any other Mercury Astronaut!!
NASA glossy of the Mercury Atlas 9 capsule on the pad. Signed b”y the Pilot Gordon Cooper. Note,,,,If you watched the movie the ” Right Stuff “ Cooper fell asleep in the capsule before the launch. Cooper inscribed this photo with “ZZZZZ” representing him sleeping and added ” Will Someone Wake me at Launch Time?’ A Astronaut Archives exclusive! Excellent condition.
NASA glossy of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo capsules. Signed by Gordon Cooper who listed his association with each mission!! Cooper added ” NASA Astronaut under his signature and ” Faith 7″, Gemini 5 CDR & Gemini 12 B.U. CDR and lastly Apollo 10 B.U. CDR. A outstanding piece in excellent condition.
NASA glossy of the Mercury Atlas 9 launch. Signed and not personalized by Gordon Cooper who added “ Mercury Atlas 9 Liftoff ” ….and “Faith 7 ,,,15 May 1963″ The photo scan looks ‘washed’ it was because it was lightened a bit so you could see Cooper’s handwritting. The glossy is in excellent condition.
Extremely rare glossy of Glenn, Carpenter and Schirra in a early Apollo mockup capsule in Downey. Schirra loved this photo so much he said he mentioned it to John ( Glenn) the next time he spoke wit him. This photo is signed by Schirra with a wonderful inscription ” Checking out an Apollo mock up at Downey” Schirra wrote under his signature,,,,”Apollo 7 CDR” Absolutely superb glossy in excellent condition