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    Apollo 12 Crew-Signed Splashdown Cover Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Alan Bean. A philatelic cover with the 10¢ "First Man on the Moon" (Scott #C76) stamp affixed and bearing a pictorial machine cancellation from Kennedy Space Center dated November 24, 1969, the day that Apollo 12 splashed down. The cachet matches that of the "Type Two" insurance covers with the color mission insignia at center, "NASA Manned Spacecraft Center Stamp Club" at top, and "Official Commemorative Cover" at bottom. It is signed in ink in the blank address area: "C. Conrad Jr", "Alan Bean", and "Dick Gordon". Lightly but evenly toned, very fine.

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    November, 2014
    12th Wednesday
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