Lot# 114 - Sales #3010-11 - NY 2016 Rarities Sales

  • Lot# : 114 Space Covers

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    Apollo 11 “Insurance” Cover Signed by the Astronauts, Cacheted cover with bold signatures of Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins, cancelled by Kennedy Space Center, FL July 16 1969 launch date machine cancel, Very Fine and rare; signed A Bolaffi and with 2002 «Certificato finanziario di "Qualita Bolaffi"

    As Buzz Aldrin once explained, «Since we were unable to obtain adequate life insurance due to the high risk nature of being an astronaut, we signed this group of covers and evenly distributed them to our families for safe keeping while we performed our mission. If an unfortunate event prevented our safe return, the covers would have provided a limited financial means of support to our families.»
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 2,100 USD
    Hammer price : 2,500 USD