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Gemini Postal Cover Collection
CONTAINS 8 ENVELOPES WITH 14 TOTAL ASTRONAUT SIGNATURES, INCLUDING GORDON COOPER, CHARLES CONRAD, WALLY SCHIRRA, THOMAS STAFFORD, FRANK BORMAN, JAMES LOVELL, GENE CERNAN AND RICHARD GORDON
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,000 USD
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Gemini Postal Cover Collection
CONTAINS 8 ENVELOPES WITH 14 TOTAL ASTRONAUT SIGNATURES, INCLUDING GORDON COOPER, CHARLES CONRAD, WALLY SCHIRRA, THOMAS STAFFORD, FRANK BORMAN, JAMES LOVELL, GENE CERNAN AND RICHARD GORDON
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,000 USD
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Gemini Postal Cover Collection
CONTAINS 8 ENVELOPES WITH 14 TOTAL ASTRONAUT SIGNATURES, INCLUDING GORDON COOPER, CHARLES CONRAD, WALLY SCHIRRA, THOMAS STAFFORD, FRANK BORMAN, JAMES LOVELL, GENE CERNAN AND RICHARD GORDON
All envelopes are 3 ½ by 6 ½ inches and consists of:

1) Gemini GT-5 Atlantic Manned Flight U.S. Navy Recovery Force rubber stamped cachet with a USS James C. Owens (DD-776) August 29, 1965 postmark, the splashdown date of Gemini 5. SIGNED by GORDON COOPER and CHARLES CONRAD.
2) A “Swanson Spacecraft” Gemini 6 and 7 rendezvous cachet with a Cape Canaveral, FLA, December 15, 1965 postmark. SIGNED by WALLY SCHIRRA and THOMAS P. STAFFORD.
3) Gemini GTA-6 Manned Flight Pacific U.S. Navy Recovery Force rubber stamped cachet with a USS Ponchatoula (AO-148) December 16, 1965 postmark, the splashdown date of Gemini 6. SIGNED by WALLY SCHIRRA and TOM STAFFORD.
4) A Gemini-Cal (California) Tracking Station rubber stamp cachet with a Vandenberg AFB, CA, December 4, 1965 postmark, the Gemini 7 launch date. SIGNED by Gemini 7 commander FRANK BORMAN.
5) An Orbit Covers cachet for Gemini 7 having a Cape Canaveral, FLA, December 18, 1965 postmark, the splashdown date of Gemini 7. SIGNED by Gemini 7 pilot JAMES LOVELL.
6) An official NASA KSC Gemini 9 blue rubber stamp cachet with a Kennedy Space Center, FL June 3, 1966 postmark, the launch date of Gemini 9. SIGNED by TOM STAFFORD and GENE CERNAN.
7) An Orbit Covers cachet for Gemini 11 having a Cape Canaveral, FL, September 12, 1966 postmark, the launch date of Gemini 11. SIGNED by CHARLES CONRAD and RICHARD GORDON.
8) An Orbit Covers cachet illustrating all Gemini mission medallions (crew emblems) having a Cape Canaveral, FL, September 29, 1967 first day of issue postmark for the dual 5-cent Gemini stamp. SIGNED by GORDON COOPER and TOM STAFFORD.

Related lots: 58, 83, 108, 109


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