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Lot No. 477

Auction No. 31
Category Thematics
Est. $120
Status SOLD $120



Space 1960-1970 USA illust commem cover collection representing numerous test flight, various cachets & postmarks with latter incl Patrick & Eglin Air Force Bases, Cape Canaveral & Wallops Island. Noted 1962 "Chimpanzee "Zena" Ejected in Capsule from USAF B-58 Flying at 1060 MPH at 45,000 Feet in Escape Capsule Test at Edwards AFB.", 1969 "Primate Bio-Satellite Orbital Test to Determine Effects of Confinement and Weightlessness on Future Humans Manning Space Laboratories", "Astromonk "Bonney" completed 8-day flight in orbit......" & rocket flights fired from Wallops Island. Majority in fine condition with no duplication. A very interesting group. (58)