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    Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo: Collection of Signed Launch Covers. Some rare ones in this offering, as follows.
    Mercury-Redstone 3 (Freedom 7): A Clyde Sarzin cacheted and addressed cover, cancelled May 5, 1961, at Port Canaveral. Signed in black felt tip: "Alan Shepard".
    Mercury-Atlas 6 (Friendship 7): A block of four "Project Mercury" stamps on a plain addressed cover, cancelled (First Day of Issue) February 20, 1962, at Cape Canaveral. Signed in blue ink: "J H Glenn Jr".
    Mercury-Atlas 8 (Sigma 7): A block of four "Project Mercury" stamps on an unaddressed Orbit Covers cover, cancelled October 3, 1962, at Cape Canaveral. Signed in black ink: "Wally Schirra".
    Mercury-Atlas 9 (Faith 7): A Space City cover with address label, cancelled May 15, 1963, at Cape Canaveral. Signed in black ink: "Gordon Cooper".
    Gemini 4: A pair of "Project Mercury" stamps on a plain addressed cover, cancelled June 3, 1965, at Cape Canaveral. Signed in black ink: "James A. McDivitt".
    Apollo 14: Two separate "First Man on the Moon" stamps on a plain addressed cover, cancelled twice on January 31, 1971, at Kennedy Space Center. Signed in black felt tip: "To Edwin/ very best wishes/ Ed Mitchell".
    All generally fine or better.


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    May, 2017
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