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    John Glenn: Mercury-Atlas 6 (Friendship 7) Signed Launch/ First Day Cover Inscribed to the Armstrongs, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. A philatelic cover with an Art Craft cachet commemorating the first successful orbital flight by an American, bearing a 4¢ Project Mercury stamp (Scott #1193) cancelled on February 20, 1962. This was the date of Glenn's mission and the date the stamp was released. It is boldly signed in blue ink: "Best regards to/ the Armstrongs/ John Glenn". A real treasure- signed by the first American to orbit the earth to the first man to step on the moon. Excellent, sealed in a numbered archival holder. This lot will include a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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