Intercontinental Hotels card for the Curacao branch in Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles, 6 x 4, dated July 29, 1961, and signed at the bottom in blue ballpoint in Cyrillic by Gagarin. The rest of the card has been filled out in another hand with the cosmonaut’s romanized name, “Gagarin Yuri” at the top,“Moscow, Russian, USSR” as his home address, and “Habana” as his prior destination. Reverse bears a July 28, 1961 postmark. In fine condition. According to the consignor, item 6031 in this catalog was also signed on the same day by Gagarin. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.
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