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    The first man in space.

    Yuri Gagarin Signed KNIGA Cover. A 6.5" x 3.75" cacheted philatelic cover, postmarked at Moscow on January 10, 1964, with the signature of the first man in space, Yuri Gagarin, in the upper left area. This is one of a series issued by the Russian agency and are accepted in the hobby as 100% authentic. The cover has been archivally "floated" in an elegant framed display, overall 12.25" x 12", with an engraved plaque reading: "Yuri A. Gagarin / 1st Man in Space/ Vostok 1/ April 12, 1961/ 9:07 A.M. - 10:55 A.M". Excellent condition except that the cover has become partially loose, easily rectified.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    3rd Friday
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