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    A cover flown to the moon, the first since Apollo 16!

    China's Chang'e 5-T1: Limited Edition Cover That Flew to the Moon and Returned, Presented in a Beautiful Album with Slipcover. A colorful philatelic cover stamped, canceled, and numbered "43". This was part of the small payload in this 2014 Chinese space mission where they became the only the third country to send a spacecraft to the moon and return it. As opposed to the much larger Shenzhou capsules, the Chang'e 5 capsule is much smaller, and only 400-500 covers therefore are believed to have flown on this historic Chinese lunar flight. This cover is a limited edition of 50 covers only issued by BITT. It comes with a steel embossed notarized stamp on cover and COA issued by a public Beijing notary like always done for all flown Chinese covers housed in an attractive large oversized folder. The notarized COA matches the serial number of the cover (0043) and also has a copy of the cover included in the back. China has a very active community of space collectors and it is rare for one of these to be offered in the western market. Excellent.

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