An exceptional display featuring signed items from Charles Lindbergh, the Apollo 11 crew, and John Glenn. Items include: Ink signature, “C. A. Lindbergh, March 1934,” on an off-white slip; a 1969 FDC with an affixed cachet honoring the first man on the moon, signed in ink and felt tip by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins; a clipped 3.25 x 3 glossy photo of Glenn posing in front of his Mercury capsule, signed in brown ink, “J. H. Glenn, Jr.”; and an FDC with a cachet honoring Robert Goddard, signed in ballpoint by Harry Guggenheim. Other items include an unsigned vintage 5.25 x 7 photo picturing Lindbergh and Guggenheim, as they arrived at Bolling Field in Washington, D.C., December 12, 1928; a reproduction postcard photo of Lindbergh posing with The Spirit of St. Louis; four other FDCs, and four commemorative medallions. All the items are matted together to an overall size of 23.5 X 19.25. Armstrong’s signature a shade light, moderate contrast to Glenn’s light, but mostly legible signature, and a few light vertical cuts to three of the unsigned covers, otherwise fine condition. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli, John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA, and RR Auction COA.
RR Autograph Auctions Apollo 11 and Charles Lindbergh