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Gemini Postal Cover Collection
CONTAINS 10 ENVELOPES WITH 18 TOTAL ASTRONAUT SIGNATURES
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,750 USD
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93
Gemini Postal Cover Collection
CONTAINS 10 ENVELOPES WITH 18 TOTAL ASTRONAUT SIGNATURES
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,750 USD
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Gemini Postal Cover Collection
CONTAINS 10 ENVELOPES WITH 18 TOTAL ASTRONAUT SIGNATURES
All envelopes are 3 ½ by 6 ½ inches and consists of:

1) Light green Orbit Covers Project Gemini, Gemini Titan 5 cachet. Dual Cape Canaveral, FLA postmarks of August 21 and August 29, 1965, being the launch and splashdown dates. SIGNED by GORDON COOPER and CHARLES CONRAD.

2) Swanson Spacecraft GT 5 cachet postmarked on August 21, 1965 at Cape Canaveral, FLA. SIGNED by GORDON COOPER and CHARLES CONRAD.

3) A Gemini GT-5 Atlantic Manned Flight U.S. Navy Recovery Force black rubber stamp cachet postmarked on August 29, 1965 on the USS Lake Champlain, the prime recovery ship.

4) Light green Orbit Covers Project Gemini, Gemini Titan 6 cachet. Hand cancelled postmark on December 15, 1965 at Cape Canaveral, FLA. SIGNED by WALLY SCHIRRA and TOM STAFFORD.

5) A Gemini 6 Atlantic Manned Flight U.S. Navy Recovery Force red rubber stamp cachet postmarked on December 16, 1965 on the USS Wasp, the prime recovery ship. SIGNED by WALLY SCHIRRA and TOM STAFFORD.

6) A Project Gemini black rubber stamp cachet with Gemini 7 text for the splashdown and recovery. Postmarked on December 18, 1965 at Cape Canaveral, FLA. SIGNED by FRANK BORMAN.

7) A Gemini 9 Atlantic Manned Flight U.S. Navy Recovery Force red rubber stamp cachet postmarked on June 6, 1966 on the USS Wasp, the prime recovery ship. SIGNED by TOM STAFFORD.

8) An air mail envelope with a red rubber stamp cachet that reads: “Bellwood’s Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan Day, June 25-26, 1066. Thomas Stafford – Eugene Cernan, Gemini 9 – 2 Hr. Walk in Space.” Postmarked on June 26, 1966, at Bellwood , IL. SIGNED by THOMAS P. STAFFORD and GENE CERNAN.

9) Light green Orbit Covers Project Gemini, Gemini Titan 11 cachet. Postmark on September 12, 1966 at Cape Canaveral, FLA. SIGNED by CHARLES CONRAD and RICHARD GORDON.

10) An Orbit Covers multi-colored cachet illustrating the 10 Gemini space flight astronaut medallions (crew mission emblems). A First Day of Issue postmark for the new 5-cent dual Gemini stamp postmarked on September 29, 1967 at the Kennedy Space Center, FL. SIGNED by GORDON COOPER and TOM STAFFORD


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