Set of seven launch day covers honoring various Space Shuttle missions, each 6.5 x 3.5, signed in various ink types by STS crew members, including: John Young and Bob Crippen (STS-1); Joe Engle and Richard Truly (STS-2); Jack Lousma and Gordon Fullerton (STS-3); Ken Mattingly and Hank Hartsfield (STS-4); Vance Brand, Joe Allen, Bob Overmyer, and William B. Lenoir (STS-5); Gordon Fullerton, Karl G. Henize, Roy Bridges, John Bartoe, Tony England, and Loren Acton, who adds the date, “27-2-89” (STS-51-F); and Joe Allen, Hank Hartsfield, and Bob Crippen (STS-1). The STS-5 cover bears several collector’s ink notations indicating mission specifics. In overall fine condition. The Leon Ford Collection. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.
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