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    Apollo 14 Crew-Signed "Type One" Insurance Cover. A philatelic cover with the "Apollo 8" 6¢ stamp (Scott #1371) affixed, bearing a pictorial machine cancellation from Kennedy Space Center dated January 31, 1971, the day that Apollo 14 was launched. The cachet is the mission insignia with three sets of wings printed beneath- two gold Navy (for Shepard and Mitchell), and one silver Air Force (for Roosa). Each astronaut has signed near his wings: "Al Shepard", "Stuart Roosa", and "Ed Mitchell". Insurance covers were typically signed by the entire crew before the flight and left behind for the families to sell should their loved ones not survive the mission. This is only the second fully-signed Apollo 14 insurance cover Heritage has offered. Original printed stiffening card enclosed. Excellent.

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    November, 2014
    12th Wednesday
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