[APOLLO 11]. PAUL CALLE. A GROUP OF 3 APOLLO 11 POSTAL COVERS WITH ORIGINAL MISSION SKETCHES, SIGNED BY CALLE
Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 USD
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"), 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.
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.
Ex Paul Calle Collection