Lot 9393: Three covers: an Austrian postal cover, 6.25 x 4.5, with a cachet honoring the crew of Apollo 14, signed in black felt tip by Alan Shepard; an Apollo 17 postal cover, 6.5 x 3.75, with a cachet honoring the mission crew, signed in black felt tip by Gene Cernan; and an Apollo 14 US Navy Atlantic Recovery Force postal cover, 6.5 x 3.75, postmarked February 9, 1971, signed in black felt tip by Shepard and in black ink by Edgar Mitchell. In overall fine condition, with Shepard's signature a shade light on the US Navy cover and some slight soiling to right side of Cernan cover. Consignor notes that the Shepard signatures were obtained at a symposium at Florida's Pensacola Naval Air Station, and the Mitchell signature at the Kennedy Space Center on June 8, 2007.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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