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Sale 754

Aerophilately, Rocket Mail and Astrophilately,
Featuring the Johann Strauss & Leo Malz Collections


Worldwide and Miscellaneous




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Lot 6875

Asia, Japan and Vietnam, Extremely clean space covers. 600-750 wonderfully packaged covers, light duplication perfect for a dealer making a few sets; a growing market for those that deal in space-related covers. Shipping charges apply - weight 14.8 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6876

Austria, Association of Space Explorers (ASE) 9th Planetary Congress. Complete set of 8 envelopes from the Oct 1993 Congress in Vienna; commemorative cancels on aviation-themed stamps; autographed by all 79 participating astronauts and cosmonauts; a beautiful set.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 6877
Burkina Faso, Original art used for FDCs. Pair of Official First Day of Issue envelope cachets; one is pen and ink with text mounted above and below, related to 1976 Viking lander on Mars; the second is pen and ink detailed drawing of Ap-18 and Soyuz 19 meeting in orbit (ASTP) in 1975, an semi transparent acetate has lettering and additional details, color swatches are included; these make a lovely display.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 6878

China (People's Republic), both old and new. Beginning with FDCs from the 1st anniversary of Sputnik (Sc#379-81) this holding both honors the past while embracing an exciting future; this dealer's stock is organized by region including; Changzhou, Daqing, Fangcheng, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Hefei, Nanchang, Changsha, Canton, Nanning, Beijing, Nantong, Shanghai, Harbin, Luoyang, Taiyun, Fangong, Daqung, Nantong, Wenzhou, Yinchuan, and more; very strong on the Halley's Comet issue (would make an OUTSTANDING exhibit); while a collector would be fortunate to win this lot it is really built for the dealer; mild to moderate duplication, very clean, and well organized; 300-400 covers to feed the blossoming Chinese Astrophilately dragon. Shipping charges apply - weight 10.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 6879

China (People's Republic), Perfect for a dealer, 1970-2015. 600+ envelopes produced to document the ever expanding field of Chinese spaceflight; cachets are stunning, postmarks are all clear and envelope quality is top notch; going forward China clearly intends to be a major player in Astrophilately; includes postmarks from Jiuquan, Xichang and Taiyuan (the three active cosmodromes), Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center (JSLC) and Xichang Satellite Launch Center (XSLC), Satellite Tracking Facilities in Weinan, Minxi, Changchun, Karshi and Nanning; Chinese tracking ships based in Shanghai, as well as covers cancelled in Beijing and anniversary envelopes; light to moderate duplication for the dealer who seeks to satisfy an expanding client base; bonus two booklets (6 stamps) issued to honor the successful flight of China's first manned spacecraft. Shipping charges apply - weight 9 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 6880

China (People's Republic), Strong starter collection, 1980-2018. Serious China specialist put together this collection in three 3 ring binders; unlike most space event covers from China, this group has many postally used and issues of limited quantity; expect launch covers from Jiuquan and Xichang launch centers, the Xian Satellite Control Center, satellite tracking facilities and Chinese tracking ships; also space conferences and anniversary covers; bonus plastic minature series of Chinese launch vehicles in removable acrylic box, also a copy of China Today with the cover article on Qian Xuesen, the father of the Chinese space program (an interesting read); 370+ covers in all. Shipping charges apply - weight 10.4 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 6881

Europe (Eastern), From all over (with emphasis on Poland, DDR, and Czech Rep). Dealer stock of mild to moderate duplication; German has wonderful large commemorative cancels, some material dates to the early 60's but most is modern, fresh and very collectable, much is recent (1980 forward) and has not gone through the mail, very attractive and a solid 400-500 covers for the right dealer. Shipping charges apply - weight 18.8 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 6882

Europe (Eastern), Pictorial cancels of Eastern Europe. 5 binders including; Portugal, Czech engraved entires, pictorial postmarks, elaborate Spain FDCs, Greece, Portugal; Poland, about 75 1962-70 covers; Poland II, meter cancels, mint postal cards, rocket labels as singles, sheetlets and on cover; Yugoslavia, Hungary, 1968-72 cancels on piece, Yugoslavia commemorative postmarks with appropriate cachets; British Colonies, Cook Islands, Samoa, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Switzerland and Swiss meters; surprisingly decent. Shipping charges apply - weight 25.2 lbs.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 6883

French Colonies, deluxe space-related FDCs 1973-76. Premier Jour D' Emission spanning all the French Colonies; extremely clean lot with light duplication from the holdings of the premier space dealer; 600+ covers ready for you to turn a tidy sum. Shipping charges apply - weight 13.8 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6884

Germany, 7th Planetary Congress signed by all 55 attendees. The Association of Space Explorers (ASE) created beautiful cards for their Berlin meeting; the set, in pristine condition, includes the autographs of every astronaut and cosmonaut in attendance; clearly a limited item; signatures including Baudry, Volk, Manakov, Leonov, Strekalov, Chretien, Fabian, Gaffney, McBride, Nicollier, Peterson, Lovell, Carr, Durrance, Ockels, Bartoe, Conrad, Nelson, Lind, Alexandrov, Farkas, Hermaszewski, van den Berg, Walker, Ivanov, Remek, Prunariu, Cenker, Williams, Afanasyev, Makarov, Zudov, Lycahov, Tereschkova, Gorbatko, Kovalyonok, Jaehn, Yegorov, Balandin, Demin, Khrunov, Merbold, Allen, Scully-Power, Schweickart, Roosa, Furrer, Ivantchenko, Aksyonov, Serebrov, Messerschmid, Manarov, Popov, and Sevastianov.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 6885

Poland, 1961, Polish FDC honoring first man in space signed by Gagarin. One of the first nations to recognize the Soviet acheivement of orbiting a man was Poland; SG1221-1222 are tied to the First Day Cover dated 27 April 1961; autographed by Gagarin below a stamp with his likeness.
SG 1221-1222.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 6886

South America, honors mankind's space exploration. Colorful collection throughout Central and South America; Haiti packets with numbered SS on cover, each packet has 8 covers and 10 sets were made up; similar light to moderate duplication from this highly successful dealer of nearly 50 years; plug this lot into your sales operations and make your clients happy. Shipping charges apply - weight 12 lbs.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 6887

Trucial States, lovers come and get it. Who else but Bhutan issues 3D plastic stamps the size and shape of a 45 RPM record (HINT: nobody), tons of registered covers, government post office corner cards, sets on cover, numerous oversized; whacky stuff, yet somehow inticing; at least 500 pieces and very clean. Shipping charges apply - weight 12.8 lbs.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 6888
Trucial States, stamps with autographs and autopens. A mixed bag on souvenir sheets from UAE and Liberia; autographs of Lovell, Haise, Swigert, and Glenn are good; two of Edward M Kennedy, Alan Shepard and Ed Mitchell appear good; a Liberian SS has crew autopens as well as a block with a Young autopen; to sweeten the pot the group includes a Prime Recovery Ship envelope from GT-XII, it has signatures of the New Nine, all of which are autopens with the exception of the Elliot See.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6889

Worldwide, Principal Stock From Lifelong Dealer, 1970-2015. Numerous file cabinet drawers has translated into 12 large boxes of modern worldwide covers principally sorted by topic; Oman 20 glorious years gold stamps with gold colored medallion (3), Russian local overprints postally used; postally used aerogrammes from Ethiopia, Mauritania, Abu Dhabi, Thailand,Malaysia, Zambia; Lietuva, Antillen (50 better FDCs), British Colonies, Italy, French Colonies; Alcohol, Basketball, Balloons, Butterflies, Cats & Dogs, Caves, Concorde, Coffee, Columbus, Circus, Christmas, Chess, Dinosaurs, Easter, Europa, Firefighting, Frogs, Fossils, Flowers, Fish, Golf, Gandhi, Insects, Judaica, Lenin, Lighthouses, Lion's Club, Malaria, Marconi, Mining & Minerals, Motorcycles, Mushrooms (you get the idea); Disney S/S FDC from Sierra Leone and Bhutan,World expo 89 Disney souvenir card sets from Maldives, Grenada, St Vincent, Antigua, The Gambia and Grenada (6 complete sets), set of 5 Upper Volta deluxe proofs, oversized Mongolia 9 stamp mini sheet FDC (2), entire sheet of Japan observatory on cover, extensive Korean Kepler on massive covers perf (7), S/S (7), large S/S (7), imperf single (3), small S/S imperf (3), large S/S imperf (3), Vatican S/S on cover, DDR sundial mini sheet of 8 on cover (5), Central Africa Columbus series of 6 on cover (6), Ecuatorial Guinea copper and gold Copernicus S/S on cover (38), 20th anniversary of first Moon landing from Nevis stamps (10) S/S (10), Samoa stamps (3) S/S (3), St. Kitts stamps (4) S/S (4), Ascension Island stamps (3) S/S (3), and similar for Bahamas, Belize, Kiribati, Liberia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Zil Elwannyen; dozens of French Colonies S/S on oversized covers; Ecuador numbered S/S perf and imperf on cover, Jules Verne pictorial cancels, Iceland FDC (10), Jersey Europa series on cover (7), Monaco, Mali, Mauritania Challenger oversized stamps perf & imperf and S/S perf & imperf (30), Tristan da Cunha zodiac set on cover, Man in Space Suriname issues on card signed by the designer, Central African gold S/S on cover, Guyana sheets (25 stamps) with overprints on cover, three different issues (9), Togo Ap-11 series of 6 on cover (10), S/S (4), Togo Ap 11-13 S/S on cover (17), Togo shuttle series of 6 on cover (13), Upper Volta Mars series of 5 perf on cover (5), perf S/S (5), UPU series of 6 (7), satellite S/S (6), ASTP series of 5 (3), ASTP S/S (3), Rwanda Ap-11 with Ap-14 overprint (13); well over 10,000 examples of really nice stuff; if you have a customer base this is the lot you need. Shipping charges apply - weight 168.2 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid $1,500
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Lot 6890

Worldwide, Space themed cancels arranged by region in 10 binders. Official cancels european, Sweden, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, about 80 envelopes; Official cancels So Amer-Asia, Vietnam, Trucial States, extensive Japanese unused postal cards, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina; Official Austria better 1933-36 labels on show covers, overall covers attractive; Official France, numerous Araine and ESA envelopes, around 100 covers; Official Czech, surprisingly nice Gagarin overprints on cover, many registered envelopes; Official W Germany, colorful but pedestrian, perhaps 90 envelopes; Official E Germany, 75-100 envelopes, a few registered; Official E German (2), nice series of cachets honoring space pioneers, attractive commemorative postmarks; Official cancels W Germany (2), Nebel autograph, 1962-69 predominates; Official cancels Cuba, best binder in the lot, 1st anniversary of Cuban rocket mail, 37 "primitive" milestones in space cachets, autographed crew cover. Shipping charges apply - weight 51.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 6891

Worldwide, Last chance for 86 years, 1970-2016, 2500+ covers. Wonderful global selection of FDCs and meter pictorials focused on Halley's Comet; dozens of US pictorial cancels in quantities of 4-8; Skyline rocket mail (10); extensive Australian series with numerous cachets; several French pictorial cancels (about 10 each); Czech meters (12), lovely DDR cards tracking passage, 03/06 (2), 03/09 (3), 06/11 (6), 06/15 (7), 12/15 (10) and 12/21 (3); Sweden Europa FDC (7 embossed); Poland registered with pictorial cancel (10); spectacular Cook Island sets on cover, 5 stamp series (2), hurricaine relief overprint (1), $4 S/S (3), S/S with 6 stamps (3); Bolivia Challenger S/S (3); Sri Lanka set of 4 on cover (9); Comores 8 stamp set (4), S/S (5); dual S/S on cover (4); Guinea set of 6 stamps (6), S/S perf (6), S/S imperf (1), dual perf S/S on cover (9), imperf S/S (3), gold stamp (3), gold S/S (4), imperf gold S/S (3); Mauritania 4 stamp set (8), S/S (24 total of several designs), imperf set on cover (2), imperf S/S (8), British Colonies (several for each issue); Brazil return of Halley (20); Japan (16); Hong Kong; Botswana; Fiji; 2500+ flawless envelopes packaged for the enterprising dealer; numerous oversized covers with complete sets. Shipping charges apply - weight 34.2 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 6892

Worldwide, Mercury, Gemini and US space cancels. Six volumes; Mercury, Togo Gagarin, Shepard, Titov, Grissom sheets, US 1193 FDC, including handpainted, Paraguay imperfs and S/S, Haiti overprints, Turks and Caicos inverted watermark; Gemini achievement, Paraguay perf, imperf, perf specimen and imperf specimen, Jordon perf, imperf sets, Togo overprint sheets (4 different), Togo double overprint, Trucial States numbered S/S sets, Yar overprint imperfs; Gemini, US space twins items, Paraguay imperf and specimen sets, Ajman imperfs and revalued sets, Trucial gold, Guinea GT-V overprint error sheet (and on cover), Sharjah overprint imperfs; Cancels I, 105 ASTP and later common pictorial cancels; Cancels II, about 100 mostly show cancels; Cancels III, about 60 mixed condition show cancels; 6 volumes in total. Shipping charges apply - weight 29.8 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 6893
Worldwide, Astronaut autographed stamps from around the world. Souvenir sheets and blocks signed by, Bean, Borman, Carpenter, Cernan, Conrad, Cooper, Cunningham, Glenn, Gordon, Mitchell, Roosa, Schirra, Schweickart, and Stafford; of the 22 autographs there are 14 different (and 9 signatures from Moonwalkers); pristine and ready for exhibit.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 6894

Worldwide, balance of spaceflight, Halley's Comet. Hundreds of better envelopes all with a space theme, many oversize registered envelopes; satellite and telecommunications from Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Brasil, Thailand; box of postally used space stamps (how often do you see Bhutan 3D stamps on private correspondence to Calcutta?), Russian issues from the early 1960s sent to the US; box of Halley's Comet from Japan, Guyana, Ghana, Grenada, Great Britain; world communications from China, TAAF, Japan, Iraq, Maldives, Trucial States; box of Copernicus from Poland, UIT from Mali, Senegal, Upper Volta, Ivory Coast, Gabon; box of hundreds of early 1960s covers from Panama, UAR, Nigeria, Togo; box of oversized Panama, Paraquay, Ecuador; box of US space stamps postally used on cover (probably about 100); balance with interesting treasures, Micronesia S/S on Armstrong anniversary oversized autographed by the designer, gold stamps on cover, Mauritania series of S/S on cover from the Challenger tragedy, Vietnam, Korea, LiberiaCentral Africa, a few dozen large Halley's Comet items, a few cosmonauts autos; quite the mish mash. Shipping charges apply - weight 47.8 lbs.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 6895

Worldwide, space cancels with mild duplication. Extra clean covers (most in sleeves) worldwide for the descerning topical or thematic collector/dealer; 600-750 covers. Shipping charges apply - weight 17 lbs.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 6896

Worldwide, Hodgepodge for the space topical collector. Gold Equatorial Guinea FDC with stamps, sets and SS with serial numbers (108 pristine oversized), partial exhibit (Ad Astra) with several pages, Soviet sheets of stamps, Hungary, Cook Island overprints, Cuban CTO sheets, Togo, Nigeria, Mauritania proofs, Oman registered envelope with 10 definitives with Ap-8 overprints. Shipping charges apply - weight 10 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6897

Worldwide, Oversized space-themed assortment. Appears predominently related to the Moon landings(1969-72); duplication is light; would show nicely for dealers and internet sales; about 500 pieces. Shipping charges apply - weight 14.2 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6898

Worldwide, Mexico and general foreign space-related covers. At least 500 envelopes, most postally used predominately from the 1970-80s; well mixed with numerous airmail, meters, SS, and sets on cover; a fun lot. Shipping charges apply - weight 11.4 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6899

Worldwide, Oversized space-related hoard. The prettiest covers, often franked with compete sets, are BIG; Maldives, Guiana, Palau, Dominica, Mongolia, Tasmania; all with big, colorful sets that highlight the exploration of space; expect 400-500 items all in excellent condition. Shipping charges apply - weight 11.8 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6900

Worldwide, Anywhere you can think of space covers. Penrhyn, Somoa, Burundi, Kiribati, India, Brasil, Tonga, Romania, Tanzania, Grenada, Russian, Marshall Islands; clean and varied; at least 500 covers for the thematic or topical dealer/collector. Shipping charges apply - weight 11.8 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6901

Worldwide, Extensive collection of space related covers. Better issues from Ghana, Thailand, Zambia, Syria, Switzerland and everywhere in between; very clean lot with minimal duplication ready to underpin a collection or offer well on the internet; buyer with be very pleased with this offering of 400-500 envelopes. Shipping charges apply - weight 14 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6902

Worldwide, space related with heavy emphasis on Cuba and Romania. Extremely clean dealer's lot with light to moderate duplication together in sleeves; perfect for someone looking to add topical stace (always popular) to their inventory; about 400-500 covers. Shipping charges apply - weight 14 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6903

Worldwide, Crisp space event covers from Bulgaria, Albania, Hungary and the Czech republic. Dealer's stock of topical space from Sputnik to the ISS; mild to moderate duplication where the item is of interest to collectors; this consignor for decades was the sole full-time space dealer and the stock shows; clean and organized; 400-500 pieces. Shipping charges apply - weight 14 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6904

Worldwide, General foreign with strength in Poland and Hungary. This material comes from the only full-time space dealer for decades and it shows in this lot; meticulously organized with moderate duplication to feed the topical space beast; expect celebration of Soviet space acheivement in the 1960s; much modern material with strength in Copernicus; about 400 clean covers. Shipping charges apply - weight 17.2 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6905
Worldwide, For the smoker in your life. Two unopened packs of Apollo Soyuz cigarettes (no longer fresh?), an exceedingly cheap Gagarin "silver" cigarette case, and an absolutely fantastic box filled with a space-themed collection of match boxes (they look like they should be in a museum); three 20 piece astronaut puzzles; a spaceman tin made in the UK; a 60mm bronze medallion in plastic box to honoring Soyuz T-11; Spaceshot trading card sets, 110 card series 1 (2 sets), 110 card series 2, 110 card series 3, and 36 card Moon Mars (2 sets); 19 attractive ASTP pins (vintage); several hundred modern worldwide space stams in envelopes (very saleable); Soviet Space Division wings, medallions and pins (about a dozen); very heavy 60mm medallion dated 1959; 45mm medal in plastic case with signed presentation certificate; brass Rotary Club of Lisbon award (may be Ap-11 related); 1988 International Mars Project VIP book and two diiferent medallions; 52 old Soviet photographs of various sizes; pack of about 50 unused cosmonaut envelopes. Shipping charges apply - weight 12.6 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 6906

Worldwide, Several hundred worldwide space covers. Mix of crisp, packaged (and very marketable) material from Marshall Islands, Samoa, Jamaica, Barbados, Nauru, Fiji, Bermuda, and elsewhere with boring (but in good condition) commerical mail; high denomination franking and gold stamps on cover observed. Shipping charges apply - weight 15.8 lbs.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 6907

Worldwide, Ad Astra exhibit and hundreds on stock pages. 24 pages from an ancient (see typewriter) exhibit plus hundreds of worldwide space topicals; pages need to be discarded but the stamps are fresh and attractive. Shipping charges apply - weight 7.2 lbs.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 6908

Worldwide, Space artists and their art. 9 envelopes signed by space artists; three examples of the 4k spacewalking stamp postmarked on the 10th anniversary of Sputnik each autographed by cosmonaut/artist Sokolov; handpainted fantasy art on a SC#2741-45 FDC (6/16) done by Gassen; Doris Gold (104/145) DFC with $2.40 Priority stamp designed by Chris Calle; UN Airmail stamp (SC#C8) promoting peaceful uses of space FDC signed by the stamp's designer, Claude Bottieau; two signed by Robert McCall, his Skylab stamp on a orbital map envelope, and a block of Pioneer Jupiter stamps with a sketch of the Sun rising over the Moon; Paul Calle autograph on his first space stamps (1331-32) with the floating astronaut and Gemini space capsule.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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