Lot 9035: Impressive commemorative cover, 6 x 4.25, with a cachet and stamp honoring Cosmonaut's Day, a Russian national holiday held on April 12 commemorating the first manned space flight, signed in various ink types by five of the first six cosmonauts, including: Gherman Titov, Andrian Nikolayev, Pavel Popovich, Valery Bykovsky, and Valentina Tereshkova. In fine condition. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from collector Alex Panchenko, in part: "This cover I received directly from cosmonaut–3 Andrian Nikolayev during our meetings August–September 1999." Panchenko also includes printed images of himself posing with numerous other cosmonaut legends.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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