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    Apollo 9 Launch Cover and Two Launch Postcards Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Rusty Schweickart, Each Signed and Certified. Three items, as follows:
    (1) Apollo 9 launch cover, 6.5" x 3.625", with an Orbit Covers cachet, March 3, 1969, Cape Canaveral cancellation on a 6¢ flag stamp. Signed "Rusty/ Schweickart/ From my personal collection". Pristine condition.
    (2) A 5.5" x 3.25" card with a facsimile of the "Rescue of Astronauts" agreement printed on the verso. The front features a 1" color Apollo 9 mission insignia sticker and a March 3, 1969, Cape Canaveral cancellation over a 6¢ flag stamp. Signed "Rusty Schweickart/ From my personal collection". Excellent condition with a slight hint of an address label removed long ago.
    (3) Same as previous item except that the verso has a printed facsimile of the Space Treaty and the stamps are a pair of the 5¢ Space Walk stamps. Excellent condition save for a very light paperclip impression and evidence of a removed address label.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    30th Wednesday
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