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    Apollo 14 Crew-Signed Large-Size Recovery Ship Cover from the U.S.S. New Orleans. A #10 size philatelic cover with an Apollo 14 crew insignia cachet with the text: "U.S.S. New Orleans (LPH-11) Primary Recovery Ship Apollo 14" at right. Next to it is a rubber-stamped U.S. Navy Pacific Recovery Force cachet. It is cancelled on the splashdown date of February 9, 1971, aboard the New Orleans. All three crewmembers have signed on the front: "Alan Shepard", "Ed Mitchell", and "Stuart A Roosa". It is hand-addressed to J. L. Day who was a biomedical engineer at NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center. He was often onboard the recovery ships in order to take medical readings of the returning astronauts. Very fine.

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    November, 2013
    1st Friday
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