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Lot 106

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Lot Number: 106

Description: Rare Original Mercury Astronauts autographed baseball (PSA/DNA 7.5 NM+). Cream color Giles NL baseball signed by four of the original Mercury astronauts: Gus Grisson (d.1967), Alan Shepard (d.1998), Wally Schira (d.2007), and Scott Carpenter (d.2013). Signatures present very nicely ranging from 7-9 out of 10 with the ball itself remaining unused having only a few minimal surface blemishes. Notably rare signature baseball with relation to the Project Mercury spaceflight program (first manned flight program) from 1959-63. Grissom is particularly notable in that he tragically died during the Apollo I training mission in 1967. Includes full LOA from PSA/DNA (Ball: 7, Autos: 8, Overall: 7.5): Ball: Ex-MT, Signatures: Range NM-NM/MT

Estimated Price Range: ($4,000-$6,000)

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