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    Yuri Gagarin Signed 1962 "Cosmonautics Day" Cover. A 6" x 4.5" philatelic cover with a blue printed "Cosmonautics Day/ 12.IV.1962" cachet, bearing two 1961 Gagarin 3K stamps (Scott #2463) stamps cancelled in Moscow with a special pictorial cancel of the same date. This was the first-ever Cosmonautics Day celebrated in the U.S.S.R., on the first anniversary of Gagarin's historic flight. The day was celebrated as originally named from 1962 until it was re-named "International Day of Human Space Flight " in 2011. Signed neatly in ink at lower right. A very desirable signed cover. Addressed, overall fine.

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    May, 2015
    22nd Friday
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