Impressive display of six KNIGA covers, all with cachets commemorating the Soviet space achievements of the Vostok program, issued and canceled to mark the first six Russian manned space missions. Each is signed in ink by one of the first six cosmonauts: Yuri Gagarin, Gherman Titov, Andriyan Nikolayev, Pavel Popovich, Valery Bykovsky, and Valentina Tereshkova. Impressively double-matted and framed with a piece of Vostok-era parachute fabric, images of each cosmonaut, and engraved plaques to an overall size of 40.5 x 30. In overall fine condition.
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