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    Yuri Gagarin Autograph and Photograph with Che Guevara in Havana, Cuba, in July 1961. This photograph, taken upon the pair's first meeting during Gagarin's world tour, was shot by Elicer Vazquez, one of the most famous Cuban photographers. Vazquez has noted in Spanish on the back, "taken at the shaking of hands July 1961, Yuri Gagarin with a pasted newspaper caption from the published Cuban paper stating the date 28th July, 1961". Included is the bold autograph in blue ink on an odd-sized sheet that Gagarin gave the photographer on July 28, 1961, when the photo was published. Signature in very fine condition with some light soiling, photo excellent.

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    June, 2011
    3rd Friday
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