Immensely desirable Apollo 11 ‘type 1' insurance cover with a color cachet of the moon landing, postmarked July 20, 1969, the moon landing date of the Lunar Module Eagle, signed in blue felt tip just prior to launch by Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin. Included is a printed informational sheet stating that the cover originates from the "Buzz Aldrin Family Space Collection." In very fine condition. The famous insurance covers, produced immediately prior to space missions in order to provide financial security for astronauts' families in case of disaster, have earned near-legendary status as the ultimate space-related philatelic item and one of the most sought-after formats for astronaut autographs.
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