Lot #8137
Astronauts Signed Stamp Collection

Rare full set of 'Sieger' stamps signed by 20 astronauts, including Armstrong, Glenn, Cernan, and more
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Estimate: $1500+

Description

Rare full set of 'Sieger' stamps signed by 20 astronauts, including Armstrong, Glenn, Cernan, and more

Sought-after complete set of 20 international stamp sheets signed between 1968 and 1971 for German stamp dealer Hermann E. Sieger. The collection consists of commemorative postage stamps from around the world, each signed in various ink types by an Apollo or Mercury-era astronaut, including: Neil Armstrong (Belgium), Stuart Roosa (Hungary), Richard Gordon (Hungary), Gene Cernan (United Arab Emirates), Rusty Schweickart (Yemen), Edgar Mitchell (Romania), Alan Bean (Romania), James Lovell (Romania), Scott Carpenter (Paraguay), Frank Borman (United Arab Emirates), Wally Schirra (Paraguay), Don Eisele (Yemen), Gordon Cooper (Paraguay), John Glenn (United Arab Emirates), Walt Cunningham (United Arab Emirates), Jack Swigert (Romania), Tom Stafford (Yemen), Jim McDivitt (Yemen), Charles Conrad (United Arab Emirates), and Dave Scott (United Arab Emirates). Housed in a presentation binder, with each stamp including their original German-language biography card. In overall fine condition. From the Leon Ford Collection.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Apollo 11 50th Anniversary
  • Dates: #559 - Ended June 20, 2019