DescriptionApollo 16 Official Launch Cover Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander John Young, Signed on Front, Certified and Signed on Back. This 6.5" x 3.625" "Official Commemorative Cover" was issued by the NASA Manned Spacecraft Center Stamp Club. It is postmarked Houston, Texas, April 16, 1972(launch date), and bears a "United States in Space" 8¢ stamp (Scott #1434). The cachet bears the mission insignia in bright colors. John Young has signed on the front to the right of the insignia. Extremely fine condition with a couple of small nicks on the front.
On the back flap, John Young has written: "From my Personal Collection. John Young". His original blue pen ran out of ink and he completed it in black ink.
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