San Antonio : S&W MODEL 29-3 ASTRONAUNT WALLY SCHIRRA : Revolvers

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Price : $2,300.00
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Walter Marty "Wally" Schirra Jr. (March 12, 1923 – May 3, 2007), (CAPT, USN), was an American naval officer and aviator, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and one of the original seven astronauts chosen for Project Mercury, United States first effort to put humans in space.

He served as a flight leader with the 136th Fighter Bomber Wing, and then as operations officer with the 154th Fighter-Bomber Squadron. He flew 90 combat missions between 1951 and 1952, mostly in F-84 Thunderjet. Schirra was credited with downing one MiG-15 and damaging two others. Schirra received the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with an oak leaf cluster for his service in Korea.

He flew the six-orbit, nine-hour Mercury-Atlas 8 mission on October 3, 1962, becoming the fifth American, and the ninth human, to ride a rocket into space. In the two-man Gemini program, he achieved the first space rendezvous, station-keeping his Gemini 6A spacecraft within 1 foot (30 cm) of the sister Gemini 7 spacecraft in December 1965. In October 1968, he commanded Apollo 7, an 11-day low Earth orbit shakedown test of the three-man Apollo Command/Service Module.

He was the first person to go into space three times, and the only person to have flown in Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo, logging a total of 295 hours and 15 minutes in space. He retired from the U.S. Navy at the rank of Captain and from NASA after his Apollo flight.

The gun is a Smith & Wesson model 29-3, .44 magnum double action revolver. Factory barrel, blued, target features. Fine to excellent condition, 97 -99% original blue, slight index line, minor use.

Consigned directly from the estate of American Hero and legendary astronaut Wally Schirra. Sold by Little John’s Auction Service, May 25/26 th , 2011. Certificate of Authenticity (pictured) provided.

This is definitely one of a kind and would make a great addition to one’s S&W collection.

Background check required…will ship to your FFL for an additional $25.00 shipping fee.


Call 210-334-5950



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