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DescriptionApollo 13 Flight Crew-Signed Launch Cover. This philatelic cover features a color cachet of the mission insignia at left with "NASA Manned Spacecraft Center Stamp Club" printed above, and "Official Commemorative Cover" below. To the right are the signatures in various inks of the crew: "Jack Swigert", "James Lovell", and "Fred Haise". It bears a machine cancellation over an "Apollo 8" stamp at Houston, Texas, dated April 11, 1970. This would be a perfect companion piece to an original Insurance cover which, of course, bears the signature of Ken Mattingly instead of Swigert. Rare. Very fine.
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