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From: Nauheim, Germany
Registered: Jan 2003

posted 01-16-2019 01:04 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Spaceflyer   Click Here to Email Spaceflyer     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Looking for opinions on this signed Apollo 11 FDC. I don't have any info on the provenance. The signatures look quite good to me. But I am not sure. Many thanks in advance for each opinion.


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From: Sydney, Australia
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posted 01-16-2019 01:28 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ColinBurgess   Click Here to Email ColinBurgess     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Whilst I'm no expert on the signatures I am surprised to see that the artist who drew that "first step" illustration did not do their research. Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon with his left foot.


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From: Washington, DC, USA
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posted 01-16-2019 03:10 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for micropooz   Click Here to Email micropooz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Colin, those cachets were printed long before the mission, so the artist had to guess which foot would be first. And alas, he guessed wrong...

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posted 01-19-2019 03:45 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for MendipmaNic   Click Here to Email MendipmaNic     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
If they are originals, they look excellent to me.


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From: Salzburg, Austria
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posted 01-22-2019 03:32 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for cosmos-walter   Click Here to Email cosmos-walter     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
If it is a genuinely hand-signed cover, it is a scarce Type 2 - Dow-Unicover Insurance cover, since Aldrin and Collins changed their signatures after Apollo 11 mission.

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