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Original b/w NASA photo of the astronaut Walter Schirra, Jr. being placed in the capsule, which is to bring him into orbit.

Description

Unknown photographer: Original b/w NASA photo of the astronaut Walter Schirra, Jr. being placed in the capsule, which is to bring him into orbit. Published October 3rd 1962. Photo size 23×20 cm. Frame size 43×33 cm.

The astronaut Walter Schirra, Jr.'s interest for planes and flying was evoked in a very early age. His father, Walter M. Schirra, Sr., was a pilot during WWI and later in life he and his wife Florence toured with acrobatic air shows. Walter Jr. was only 15 years old when he started performing himself.

Seller informs

This is an original b/w photo from 1962, which shows normal signs of age and handling.

Please note that Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers has not physically examined this item, the estimate is solely based on the seller’s photographic material. Therefore, we cannot provide a description of the condition, and it is not possible to request a report on the item’s condition.

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Art, antiques & collector's items, 14 November 2019

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Photos

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800 kr.

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