Lot #497
Buzz Aldrin

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Offered directly by Buzz Aldrin: an appealing FDC with a color cachet honoring the Apollo 11 mission insignia with text above, "'One small step for man; one giant leap for mankind,'" signed in black ballpoint by Aldrin. The cover is postmarked July 20, 1969, the date of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and September 9, 1969, the issue date for the jumbo-sized commemorative "First Man on the Moon" stamp, which is affixed to upper right corner. Includes an embroidered Apollo 11 mission patch, 3″ in diameter, with white text to right side: "Bird Watcher." In fine condition, with a bit of light flap-related toning. Proceeds benefit Aldrin’s new Human SpaceFlight Institute, a premier think-tank and innovation center.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #531 - Ended July 11, 2018





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