Squirrel monkey, who along with Able, became the first monkeys to successfully return to Earth after traveling in space (defined as above 50 mile altitude by the US at the time). Hand print of Miss Baker on a 6.5 x 3.5 FDC, with an authentication notation from her keeper which reads, “Authentic Handprint of Miss Baker, First Lady in Space. Keeper, David C. Ganes.” In fine condition, with a small square of adhesive remnant to front and an address written in lower right. RR Auction COA.
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