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Item 8008 - Collection of Apollo 11, 12, 13 and Misc Covers and Postcards Catalog 511 (Oct 2017)

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Group of covers and postcards honoring the Apollo missions, including: 28 covers commemorating Apollo 11, including FDCs of the 'First Man on the Moon' stamp, covers with Cape Canaveral postmarks dated to the launch and throughout the duration of the mission, several July 20 covers addressed to "Dan Schaiewitz," and a few others; 33 covers commemorating Apollo 12, many with postmarks of the launch and recovery dates; four covers honoring Apollo 13, two postmarked on the launch date and two postmarked on the recovery date, one of which bears a stamped US Navy Recovery Force cachet on the reverse; and fifteen other covers commemorating various missions and programs, including a few with cachets depicting all Apollo mission insignias. Also includes more than 50 vintage color postcards depicting various aspects of NASA. In overall very good to fine condition, with toning to some covers; several covers do not bear postage stamps and are uncanceled. From the collection of Dan Schaiewitz, who worked as Extravehicular Crew Training Engineer at KSC. View Dan's many Collect Space posts here. Engineer Dan Schaiewitz gives us a fascinating firsthand glimpse into his experiences on the cutting edge of space exploration during the Apollo missions, in this podcast.

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