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    The first man in space and the first spacewalker.

    Yuri Gagarin and Alexey Leonov: Three Signed Items. As follows. (1) A 10.25" x 3" (opened) color printed personal invitation (#3494) to the Kremlin for the fiftieth anniversary (1967) of the October Socialist Revolution. Both cosmonauts have signed in blue ink near the image of Lenin. Quite a desirable combination on one attractive and historic piece. Very good condition. (2) A 5.75" x 4" color postcard with an artist's rendition of Leonov's 1965 spacewalk. He has signed in black felt tip. Very fine condition. (3) A sixteen page 8" x 10" book titled Stepping Out into Space, printed in English by the Novotsi Press Agency with photos and text in honor of the flight of Voskhod 2. Leonov has signed on the front cover adding the date of his historic accomplishment and the name of the mission. Very good condition. This item is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from RRAuction.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2010
    21st Wednesday
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