COLONEL FRANK BORMAN - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 154582
Sale Price $225.00
Black and white publicity photograph of Frank Borman wearing a suit and tie.
Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Vearl/Best Wishes/Frank Borman". B/w, 8x10 overall, image 7½x9½ (one surface). Name imprinted at lower margin. Frank Borman (born in 1928), selected as an astronaut in 1962, was part of the two-man crew of the Gemini 7 in December 1965. On December 15, he and Jim Lovell participated in the first space rendezvous mission, coming within a foot of Gemini 6, manned by Tom Stafford and Wally Schirra. Borman led the first team of American astronauts, including Lovell and William Anders, to circle the Moon as Commander of the 1968 Apollo 8 mission. After retiring from NASA, Borman joined Eastern Airlines in 1969 as a special advisor. In 1975, he was elected President and Chief Operating Officer of Eastern, becoming Chief Executive Officer in 1975 and Chairman of the Board in December 1976. Borman retired from Eastern in 1986, five years before the airline ceased to exist. Slightly creases at blank corners. Minor surface creases and smudges (not evident head on), light paper clip impression at upper left background. Overall, fine condition.
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