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    Presentation to Soviet Space Dignitary Vasily Savinsky.' A heavy (four+ pounds), odd shaped 9" x 9" x 7" (overall) presentation piece with a metal capsule, containing soil from the world's first and largest space launch facility at Baikonur, on a base. The engraved inscription reads (translated): "The soil of Baikonur. To the Veteran of Baikonur (Comrade) Savinsky V.V. from builders (of the Launching Place)." A rare and early piece of Soviet space history. Very good condition.

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    October, 2009
    8th Thursday
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