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    NASA Astronauts, Mission Controllers, and Scientists: Collection of Signed Philatelic Items (Fourteen). As follows:
    Frank Borman: A 10Ft Apollo 8 souvenir sheet from Hungary signed in blue felt tip (light smudge).
    Donn Eisele: Two large-size addressed first day covers, each bearing five Fujeira (now part of the UAE) stamps, cancelled June 5, 1969. One cover's stamps has the Apollo 10 overprints. Both signed in blue ink.
    Karl G. Henize: A sheet of fifteen Gemini 4 stamps from Guinea, various denominations, cancelled multiple times on October 10, 1965. Signed in black ink.
    James Lovell: A sheet of four 1.50Lei Romanian stamps celebrating the Apollo 13 splashdown, signed in light blue felt tip. Also, a 10Ft Apollo 11 souvenir sheet from Hungary first day cancelled on a cover, signed in black felt tip.
    James A. McDivitt: Two covers signed in black ink (one inscribed)- a "2nd Generation of Spacemen" and an Artcraft "Decade of Achievement" (pair) first day cover.
    Ed Mitchell: An Orbit Covers Apollo 14 lunar liftoff cover cancelled February 6, 1971, at Cape Canaveral. Signed in black felt tip.
    Wally Schirra: A block of four Gemini 6/ Gemini 7 stamps from Paraguay. Signed and inscribed in black felt tip.
    Al Shepard and Ed Mitchell: A 1961-dated Alan Shepard stamp sheet from Paraguay, signed by both and affixed to a cover.
    Mission Control: A large size airmail envelope from Fujairah bearing an Apollo 8 stamp, signed in black felt tip by Gerald D. Griffin, Glynn S. Lunney, Eugene Kranz (rare full name, readable signature), Milton L. Windler, and one other.
    Wernher von Braun: A large souvenir sheet from Panama celebrating John Glenn and Friendship 7, signed and inscribed in blue ink on the wide selvage.
    Charles A Berry M.D.: A pair of "Project Mercury" stamps with a first day cancellation on a blank cover, signed in black felt tip.
    All items fine or better.

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