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    Apollo 16 Crew-Signed Insurance "Type" Cover Directly from the Personal Collection of Astronaut Michael Collins. A philatelic cover with an 8¢ "Flag" stamp affixed and bearing a pictorial machine cancellation from Kennedy Space Center on the launch date of April 16, 1972. The cachet features a color mission insignia with two astronaut pins beneath and the signatures are to the right: "John Young" (affected by the cancellation), "Ken Mattingly", and "Charlie Duke". On the verso flap, Collins has signed: "From my personal collection-/ Michael Collins". Inside the envelope is the original Apollo 16 fact card used as a stiffener. This differs from the known insurance covers that have come to market as to the stamp used and the positioning of the signatures. Excellent condition.

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    April, 2013
    18th Thursday
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