MERCURY ATLAS, TITAN II, AND MERCURY REDSTONE MODELS.
Collection of four model rockets, plastic, resin and wood, all manufactured in Canada, 1990s.
1. MERCURY REDSTONE. 1/48 scale model, 19 inches tall, on wooden base with brass plaque. The Mercury Redstone was the first American manned space booster, and was used for six sub-orbital Mercury flights from 1960-61, two being manned.
2. MERCURY ATLAS. 1/48 scale model, 24 inches tall on plastic base. Signed on base by Wally Schirra (signature almost illegible). The Mercury Atlas rocket was used for the four manned flights subsequent to those launched by the Mercury Redstone rocket.
3. TITAN II. 1/48 scale model, 27 inches tall, on wooden base. Signed by Wally Schirra and Guenter Wendt. Titan II was the Gemini spacecraft launch vehicle. It was used to launch two unmanned and ten manned Gemini missions for NASA between 1964 and 1966.
4. Another TITAN II 1/48 scale model on wooden base. 27 inches tall.