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    Neil Armstrong and Wernher von Braun Apollo 11 Covers Signed. Offered here is a wooden plaque, 9" x 11.75", featuring two signed Apollo 11 event covers and four space-related U.S. stamps, all laminated to a red album page, covered with Plexiglas, and mounted to the plaque along with a space medallion. There are two signed items in this lot: (1) An Apollo 11 launch cover with a July 16, 1969 pictorial cancel from the Kennedy Space Center. It has a color cachet issued by the Bendix Company's Launch Support Division and is addressed to Honorable Harry Flood Byrd, Jr., a U.S. senator from Virginia. It has been signed by both "Neil Armstrong" and "Wernher von Braun". (2) An unaddressed Apollo 11 splashdown cover with a July 24, 1969 Cape Canaveral cancellation and a color cachet depicting the astronauts and the recovery in the Pacific. It has been boldly signed "Neil Armstrong" in a blank area. Armstrong is uncommon in signed philatelic covers. Ready for hanging on your wall. Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2009
    1st Wednesday
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