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Calle, Paul
A GROUP OF 3 APOLLO 11 POSTAL COVERS WITH ORIGINAL MISSION SKETCHES, SIGNED 
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LOT SOLD. 4,750 USD
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Calle, Paul
A GROUP OF 3 APOLLO 11 POSTAL COVERS WITH ORIGINAL MISSION SKETCHES, SIGNED 
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 USD
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Calle, Paul
A GROUP OF 3 APOLLO 11 POSTAL COVERS WITH ORIGINAL MISSION SKETCHES, SIGNED 
3 sketches, pencil on paper envelopes, 9 ⅝ by 6 ¼ inches, each signed "Paul Calle" and numbered "1/6" in pencil, with "First Man on the Moon" stamp cancelled "FIRST DAY OF ISSUE", Moon Landing postmark dated July 20, 1969, and Washington, D.C. postmark, dated September 9, 1969. 
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Ex Paul Calle Collection

Catalogue Note

A GROUP OF THREE SKETCHES ON POSTAL COVERS, EACH NUMBERED 1 OF 6, SIGNED BY PAUL CALLE

Paul Calle famously designed the United States' 1969 "First Man on the Moon" airmail stamp, and the present envelopes feature sketches Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr.—the three astronauts who embarked on the Apollo 11 mission—suiting up before the launch. 

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