Impressive commemorative cover, 6 x 4.25, with a cachet and stamp honoring Cosmonaut’s Day, a Russian national holiday held on April 12 commemorating the first manned space flight, signed in various ink types by five of the first six cosmonauts, including: Gherman Titov, Andrian Nikolayev, Pavel Popovich, Valery Bykovsky, and Valentina Tereshkova. In fine condition. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from collector Alex Panchenko, in part: “This cover I received directly from cosmonaut–3 Andrian Nikolayev during our meetings August–September 1999.” Panchenko also includes printed images of himself posing with numerous other cosmonaut legends. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.
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