RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts - bidstart 3/25, 691, Amherst

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
April 25, 2024 - April 25, 2024
Page Size: 244 items in 10 pages

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Place Printed Year Published Estimate Actual Price
4003

Mercury 7 Signed Photograph

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 6,196.00
4004

Mercury 7 Signed 'Blue Scout' Poster

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 5,001.00
4005 Gordon Cooper

Gordon Cooper's Mercury-Atlas 9 Notebook - Over 20 Pages of Handwritten Notes and Sketches for the Faith 7 Capsule

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 Not Sold
4006 Gordon Cooper

Gordon Cooper Handwritten Meeting Notes with Chris Kraft on Mercury Rocket Abort System

USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 Not Sold
4008 Guenter Wendt

Guenter Wendt's (4) Hand-Drawn Mercury Timeline Charts - MR-I and MR-IA

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,251.00
4010

Scott Carpenter's 'Project Mercury Indoctrination' NASA Manual

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 3,125.00
4012

Project Mercury: William K. Douglas Correspondence Archive of (100+) Letters - Containing TLSs from John Glenn, Robert Gilruth, Henry Luce, and Many Others

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 963.00
4015 Gordon Cooper

Gordon Cooper Handwritten Notes - From Visit to McDonnell Douglas During Project Mercury Training

USD 400.00 - 600.00 Not Sold
4016 Gus Grissom

Gus Grissom Signed Project Mercury Air Mail Cover

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,553.00
4017

Liberty Bell 7 Flown RF Module - From the Collection of Curt Newport

USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 4,770.00
4018

Mercury Astronauts (6) Signatures

USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 625.00
4019

Mercury Astronauts Signed Print

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 734.00
4021

Wally Schirra Signed 'MA-8 Plotboards' Photograph

USD 400.00 - 600.00 Not Sold
4023

Mercury-Redstone 3: USS Lake Champlain Recovery Cover

USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,063.00
4025 Deke Slayton and Scott Carpenter

Deke Slayton and Scott Carpenter Signed Document - Grading Gemini 12 Pilot Buzz Aldrin

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 2,330.00
4026

Edward H. White II's NASA Exceptional Service Medal Certificate, Awarded by LBJ

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 7,391.00
4027 Gordon Cooper

Gordon Cooper's Handwritten Training Notes (12 pages) for the Gemini 5 Mission

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 Not Sold
4028 Frank Borman

Frank Borman Signed Gemini 7 Flight Report - Issued to the National Aeronautic Association

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Not Sold
4029

Gemini 5 Signed Mission Report - Issued to the National Aeronautic Association

USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Not Sold
4032

Gemini 8: Armstrong and Scott Signed Photograph

USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,318.00
4043

Gemini 5 (2) Signed Photographs

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 303.00
4044

Gemini 6 and 7 Crew Signed Photograph

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,110.00
4046 Frank Borman

Frank Borman Signed National Aeronautic Association Document - Submitting Gemini 7 as a World Record Flight

USD 600.00 - 800.00 Not Sold
4047 Clifton Williams

Clifton Williams Travel Memorandum for Last Trip, Filled Out and Signed by Jerry Carr

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 446.00
4048 John Young

John Young Signed Photograph

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 303.00
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