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    First Day Cover and Color Litho of First Space Shuttle Crew. Beautiful FDC with silk cachet of astronaut John W. Young, postmarked April 13, 1981, Houston, TX, commemorating the first Space Shuttle mission. Designated STS (Space Transportation System)-1, the Shuttle Columbia was launched April 12 and returned to earth on April 14, orbiting the earth 36 times. Accompanying the FDC is a handsome color lithograph of Young and Crippen with facsimile signatures. Both items are in very fine condition.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2008
    25th Tuesday
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