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    Apollo 15 Crew-Signed "Decade of Achievement" Plate Blocks of Six (Two), with Handwritten Letter of Provenance and Transmittal from Alan Shepard. Two blocks of six Apollo 15 8¢ stamps, each signed in black felt tips: "Dave Scott/ July 26 - Aug 7, 71", "Al Worden", and "Jim Irwin". The accompanying handwritten letter dated November 22, 1971, on NASA letterhead reads: "Bernard-/ Sorry that I spoiled the surprise the other night- am happy anyway to report 'mission accomplished'-Hope Ann enjoys them. Regards Alan Shepard". The transmittal envelope is hand addressed and at upper left is written "Adm. Shepard", a rare form of his signature. All excellent. From the collection of Robert T. Sakowitz.

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    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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