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Public Auction #441

Click here for pre-auction bidding, ended August 16, 2019 at 6:00PM (New York time)
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Bids updated August 17, 2019 at 7:55pm (New York time)

COVERS — Autographs
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding
1585Amelia Earhart signed cacheted Roessler cover for the All-American Aircraft Show. Canceled on April 7, 1930 in Detroit.Cat. Value: S.B. 400.00
Price Realized: $325.00
1586Amelia Earhart signed cacheted cover for the National Air Races. Canceled on August 30, 1929 in Cleveland. Has vertical fold on right side through the five cents airmail stamp.Cat. Value: S.B. 400.00
Price Realized: $200.00
1587Orville Wright signed Roessler cacheted cover. Canceled on December 27, 1928 and mailed to Steelton, Pennsylvania.Cat. Value: S.B. 300.00
Price Realized: $375.00
1588Yankee greats: Yogi Berra and Casey Stengel on a HF Baseball FDC (June 12, 1939). Cover is clean, but a little toned.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $42.00
1589King Hussein of Jordan on a clean small size Numismatic Religious FDC (December 5, 1968). Cover is clean, but a little soiled. Signature is clear.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $22.00

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1590Flown to the Moon and back Apollo 15 infamous historic Space cover. Carried by Astronaut Dave Scott in his space suit. Upon return all covers held by the Astronauts were confiscated by NASA and held until a law suit after the flown Space Shuttle covers hit the open market allowed their return to the Astronauts. These crew signed cacheted covers were machine cancelled at the Kennedy Space Center on July 26, 1971. Upon arrival on the USS Okinawa they were stamped and cancelled again onboard August 7, 1971. This one is number 104 marked #294 on the reverse. In a December, 2004 letter to the former owner (Woody Witt), Jan C Irwin-Ewing, daughter of Astronaut James B. Irwin describes the cover as "my father gave this cover to me". Also includes the original COA (July 19, 1983) signed by all three Apollo 15 Astronauts. Plus certificate cards from Al Worden and Dave Scott attesting to #104 being authentic. Lastly this lot includes Mr. Witt's internet research of these covers. This is a Rare opportunity to own a rare cover with excellent provenance.Cat. Value: S.B. 7500.00
Price Realized: $5,000.00
1591Space cover for Apollo 15 signed by all three astronauts. An "Insurance cover" with all the proper markings. Also includes a authenticity certificate signed by James B. Irwin II (his son) indicating that this cover was #35/70. Matching signature and number on the cover's reverse. Ex WittCat. Value: S.B. 750.00
Price Realized: $200.00
1592Neil Armstrong autographed cover for the 1967 "Dedication of the Neil Armstrong Airport" October 8, 1967, "First Civilian Astronaut". No COA, but matches the other known covers in signature and quality. Ex WittCat. Value: S.B. 700.00
Price Realized: $550.00
1593Space cover for Apollo 17 signed by all three astronauts. An "Insurance type cover" with all the proper markings. Cancelled with dual anniversary hand cancels, Kennedy Space Center December 7, 1997 and 2002. Ex WittCat. Value: S.B. 400.00
Price Realized: $325.00
1594Space cover for Apollo 13 signed by all three astronauts. An "Insurance type cover" with all no markings, just the cachet and the signatures. Ex Witt.Cat. Value: S.B. 350.00
Price Realized: $190.00
1595Ken Mattingly autographed Space cover for Apollo 16. An "Insurance type cover" with cachet and Patrick Air Force Base April 27, 1972 splashdown cancel. Ex Witt.Cat. Value: S.B. 120.00
Price Realized: $70.00
1596Charlie Duke autographed Space cover for Apollo 16. An "Insurance type cover" with cachet and Kennedy Space Center April 16, 1972 launch cancel. Ex Witt.Cat. Value: S.B. 120.00
Price Realized: $42.00
15971932 Goodwill Flight cover from St. Louis to Havana. Signed by Pilot James Doolittle.Cat. Value: S.B. 40.00
Price Realized: $160.00
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