January 26th Rare Autograph & Book Auction
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A fantastic signed envelope by Gordan Cooper dated May 16, 1963 during the Mercury project days. He writes "Gordan Cooper Col. USAF Faith 7th".Accompanied by a Zarelli Space Authentication.

This is matted with an original project Mercury period Patch, information about Gordan and a period photo of Cooper. The Crew Patch can be found on www.crewpatches.com, It is ID [MERUNK2] patch is 4 x 2¾" / 103 x 68mm, embroidered on blue twill. Merrowed edge with no 'tail' (selvedged). This is considered a rare patch and form period.

Gordon Cooper (March 6, 1927 – October 4, 2004) was an American aerospace engineer, test pilot, United States Air Force pilot, and the youngest of the seven original astronauts in Project Mercury, the first human space program of the United States. Cooper learned to fly as a child, and after service in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, he was commissioned into the United States Air Force in 1949. After serving as a fighter pilot, he qualified as a test pilot in 1956 and was selected as an astronaut in 1959.

With One of a Kind Collectibles LOA

Gordan Cooper with rare Project Mercury patch
Gordan Cooper with rare Project Mercury patch
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $215.25
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Thursday, January 26, 2023.

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