LEONOV'S FIRST DAY COVERS.
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LEONOV'S FIRST DAY COVERS.
Sold for US$ 1,525 inc. premium
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LEONOV'S FIRST DAY COVERS.
Group of 11 first day covers from several Soyuz flights and commemorating the 20th anniversary of Sputnik, various sizes, framed together in 2 frames.

Includes: Soyuz 3, postmarked December 14, 1968, signed by BEREGOVOY; Soyuz 4 and 5, January 22, 1969, signed by SHATALOV, VOLYNOV, YELISYEV, and KHRUNOV; Soyuz 6, dated October 22, 1969, signed by SHONIN and KUBASOV; Soyuz 8, October 22, 1969, SHATALOV and YELISYEV; Soyuz 9, July 7, 1970, signed by NIKOLAYEV and SEVASTYANOV; Soyuz 13, March 27, 1974, LAZAREV and MAKAROV; 5 further first day covers featuring paintings by Leonov, issued on October 4, 1977, the 20th anniversary of Sputnik, all signed by ALEXEI LEONOV.
Provenance: Alexei Leonov; Russian Space History, Sotheby's, New York, March 16, 1996, lot 150.
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