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    William Anders Apollo 8 Launch Cover and Typed Letter Signed. There are two signed items in this lot: (1) An Apollo 8 philatelic cover with an Orbit Covers cachet, cancelled December 21, 1968, the day of launch, addressed to "HON. Marshall J. Beverley." It is signed "Anders", partly across the cachet. (2) A TLS "Bill", one page, on United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission letterhead, February 26, 1975, Washington, D.C. to Marshall J. Beverley as president of the Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association. Anders thanks him for the trophy, mentioning: "I've just the right spot for it in my den." Also included is a full sheet of fifty of the Apollo 8 (Scott #1371) 6¢ U.S. stamps in a beautiful presentation book with "HARRY F. BYRD, JR. United States Senate" stamped in gold on the cover. Anders is not common in autograph material. Letter has folds, else all in excellent condition.

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    April, 2009
    1st Wednesday
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