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    Apollo 11 First Day Cover Signed by Richard Nixon. Launched on July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to land on the Moon. Four days later, Buzz Armstrong and Neil Armstrong became the first humans to walk on the lunar surface. Closely watched by more than 700 million television viewers on Earth, the Moon landing was a monumental event in US and world history. This First Day Cover bears a pink ink stamp which reads: "Apollo 11 - AS 506. Manned Lunar Landing. U.S. Navy Recovery Force Pacific," and features small stamped illustrations of the Apollo 11 command module and lunar module. Signed in blue ink at lower right "Richard Nixon," and postmarked "USS Hornet Jul 24 AM 1969." In very fine condition.


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    25th Tuesday
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