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Doris, Antiques Appraiser
Category: Appraisals
Satisfied Customers: 9814
Experience:  Antiques store owner 10+yrs. Best of City Two Years.Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum
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Need to know the value of something I painted in 1959: a rough

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Need to know the value of something I painted in 1959: a rough painting of the Atlas launch vehicle (30.5" long) SIGNED BY THE WIVES OF THE ORIGINAL MERCURY ASTRONAUTS. A ONE-OF-A-KIND piece.
Condition: Rough, kicking around for 50 years. Some damage, one spot obscuring the 'M' in 'Betty Grissom,s' signature.
Signatures: Very legible
Frame: (recent) 12"X35 1/2 " Black wood with gray matte.
All-in-all, a nice presentation
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appraisals
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Where will I find a buyer for this piece?
Expert:  Doris replied 2 years ago.
Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.
Your collection of the 7 Mercury astronauts' wives' signatures and rough painting have a retail value $1400-1600.
Here is the contact information for a firm that buys and sells astronauts signatures. It is located in Arizona.
1-***-***-**** ***@******.***
Expert:  Doris replied 2 years ago.
Hi there!
I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help?
Let me know,