John Glenn became the oldest person to ever venture into space.. Using the finest museum grade and acid free preservation materials we could find we painstakingly built this museum quality display using the highest quality heavy solid wood frame. The museum grade acid free black fabric matt boards we selected were also special ordered and each window opening is deep black linen fabric backed.The extremely rare NASA Type II Indian Orange original worn NASA flight suit was hand signed boldly by John Glenn, was fully. Floated in the center of the display. The display also includes both John Glenn mission patches his American aviation historical 1962 Mercury Friendship 7 Project and the legendary record setting 1998 Discovery Space Shuttle mission. The laser silver engraved high gloss black aluminum plate is also floated inside a separate window and above a black linen fabric backed opening and. The custom laser engraved brushed aluminum plate reads as follows. (July 18, 1921 December 8, 2016) was a United States Marine Corps aviator, engineer, astronaut, and U. On February 20, 1962, he became the first American to orbit the Earth, circling it three times. He was one of the Mercury Seven, military test pilots selected in 1959 by NASA as the United States' first astronauts.
On February 20, 1962, Glenn flew the Friendship 7 mission, becoming the first American to orbit the Earth, and the fifth person and third American in space and on October 29, 1998 at the age of 77 he became the oldest person to ever venture into space. He received the NASA Distinguished Service Medal in 1962 and the Congressional Space Gold Medal of Honor for Distinguished Astronauts in 1978.
John Glenn was inducted into the U. Astronaut Hall of Fame in 1990, and was the last surviving member of the Mercury Seven.
He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012. In this display is an extremely rare original worn NASA Indian Orange Flying Type II Coveralls Flight Suit signed in person by the legendary John Glenn.The entire museum framed historical aviation shadow box display is overlaid and protected under museum grade UV Plexiglas. The collection measures approximately 48" x 30" x 4 and comes ready to hang in your office or den. Our framed historical investment rarities are true works of art. We guarantee your complete satisfaction. Our Merchant of Memories inventory contains documents in all areas of interest including presidents, military, aviation, religion, business, science, celebrities, vintage entertainment, sports, music, authors, etc. The Merchant of Memories in the 70s. Have been collectors and prominent purveyors in the autograph field since the 1970s. From the very beginning and long before the advent of the internet there was CoinNet dealer to dealer trading. With a satellite dish mounted on the rooftop and dot-matrix printers running running 24/7 pouring out cartons full of continuous sheet data we would search through every line of every page day in, day outour mission; to find and preserve history. To locate unique and valuable treasures, one-of-a-kind investment grade rarities, and memories of the past for future generations. Today over 40 years later, we continue our commitment to provide you with the finest authentic Autographs, Art & Antiquities. The Merchant of Memories, Inc. Is a leader in providing authentic autographed items, vintage collectibles, memorabilia and the highest museum quality framed investment grade rarities to private collectors, dealers and galleries around the world.
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Collectively, these measures prevent the misuse of our Letters of Authenticity and protect the integrity of all of the historical and investment grade autographed rarities we sell. This beautifully framed investment grade historical space exploration collectible would make a beautiful addition to your den or library. Check out the photos which do not do this justice. Complete satisfaction is always guaranteed. The item "JOHN GLENN Autographed Vintage Signed NASA Flight Suit Museum Framed Display-JSA" is in sale since Sunday, July 8, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Space". The seller is "themerchantofmemories" and is located in Beverly Hills, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.