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JOHN GLENN ORIGINAL VINTAGE FRIENDSHIP-7 RECOVERY SHIP PHOTO AND LETTER

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[JOHN GLENN] LOT OF TWO ITEMS PRETAINING TO JOHN GLENN'S HISTORIC PLIGHT ABOARD FRIENDSHIP 7.

FIRST AMERICAN ASTRONAUT TO ORBIT THE EARTH

OFFICIAL VINTAGE U.S. NAVY PHOTOGRAPH, GLOSSY 10 X 8 SHOWING GLENN AND THE SHIPS CAPTAIN SHORTLY AFTER GLENN'S RETRIEVAL. THE PHOTO IS INSCRIBED BY THE EXECUTIVE OFFICER, "TO MISS MARGUITA PARK FROM THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF USS NOA (DD-841); AND A TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY THE SHIP'S EXECUTIVE OFFICER, "W. K. HATCHER, LT USN/EXECUTIVE OFFICER," 7.5 X 10, ONE PAGE, ON U.S.S. NOA (DD-841) LETTERHEAD, IN PART: " PLEASURE TO ASSIST YOUR COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE. ASTRONAUT JOHN H. GLENN JR. HAS INDEED JOINED THEIR RANKS...THE ENCLOSED PHOTOGRAPH...PRESENTATION OF PLAQUE...CAPTAIN, JOHN D.EXUM, TO LT. COL. GLENN SHORTLY AFTER THE RECOVERY OF THE FRIENDSHIP 7 SPACE CAPSULE...." BOTH ITEMS IN FINE CONDITION WITH A FEW CREASES AND USUAL LIGHT TONING TO LETTER.

$295 #10069