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    Alexei Leonov Signed 1967-Dated Seagulls Sketch. An ink sketch on USSR Academy of Sciences letterhead (5.5" x 8.5") of three seagulls with a handwritten inscription and signature dated March 4, 1967. Leonov was the first man to walk in space during the 1965 Voskhod 2 mission; he was quoted as saying that he felt "like a seagull with its wings outstretched, soaring high above the Earth." Uncommon. Horizontal center fold does not detract, otherwise very fine. From the family collection of the late Tom McFadden.

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    May, 2017
    19th Friday
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