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Apollo/Saturn:
(The Early Unmanned) Commemorative Flight Covers,
with Various Printed Cachets.

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Item ID#0210 below,
(SA-4) Saturn 1 launch.

General Notes

  • All items are covers unless otherwise noted.
  • All covers are the standard U.S. #6 size (approximately 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches), as collected in the USA, unless otherwise noted.
  • Foreign covers may be slightly smaller in size than the standard U.S. #6 size and if so, their size will NOT be noted. Any cover larger than a number 6 size will be noted or any item of an unordinary size will be so noted.
  • All covers are unaddressed unless otherwise noted.
  • All covers are cacheted unless otherwise noted. A brief description of the cachet is given of the event being commemorated.
  • If covers are autographed they are genuine, unless otherwise noted.
  • Where stamp(s) used on the item are of significance, such as being a space stamp or a flag stamp or related to the event or location, it will be described. Otherwise the stamp(s) used on the item may be a definitive issue or an unrelated commemorative issue, and will not be described.
  • Items listed here may not be listed in any particular order.
  • Please print out the ON-LINE ORDER FORM and use it to mark down the covers you need. When ordering, please mark the LIST ID as well as ITEM ID.

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Price List

LIST IDITEM IDPRICECANCEL DATECANCEL LOC
AP010180BQ$75.0011/16/1962C
SATURN SA-3 ROCKET LAUNCH, AUTOGRAPHED COVER, Cape Canaveral FL hand cancel on 4 cent Project Mercury space capsule stamp (#1193), with two color SPACE CRAFT COVERS printed cachet showing the saturn launch, with text: "SA-3 Saturn Moon Rocket, Saturns will launch man to the moon and satellites to Venus & Mars. To further test: the booster propulsion, control system, verify structural & aerodynamic desigh of the rocket & prove the functioning of the launch complex. Launched 12:45 pm EST" Unaddressed. Autopen autographed by Wernher von Braun. (NOTE: an AUTOPEN autograph is one that is made by a machine using a template, rather than the individual signing in person, and this cover is accordingly priced lower than a genuine autograph.) IMAGE

AP010210$15.0003/28/1963C
(SA-4) SATURN LAUNCH, Cape Canaveral FL machine cancel on definitive stamps. With a black and white unidentified printed label cachet showing the Apollo/Saturn on the launch pad, with text reading: "Saturn I". IMAGE

AP010215$16.0003/28/1963C
(SA-4) SATURN LAUNCH, Cape Canaveral FL machine cancel on 8 cent airmail stamp. With a black and white early Swanson rubber stamp cachet (unidentified) showing a rocket being launched from Cape Canaveral, with text reading: "Rocket fired from Atlantic Missile Range, Cape Canaveral. An additional "Saturn" black word rubber stamp has also been added to the bottom of the cachet.

AP010310AQ$20.0005/28/1964C
(SA-6) SATURN LAUNCH, Cape Canaveral FL machine cancel on 5 cent flag stamp. With a two color SPACE CRAFT COVERS printed cachet showing a Apollo capsule separating from the Saturn rocket and picture of an astronaut. With text reading: "Saturn SA-6, First unmanned 'Boilerplate' model of the Apollo spacecraft with escape tower to orbit Earth. Paving the way for manned lunar landing and other space probes. Launched 1:07 P.M. EDT". Small one line rubber stamp address (which is normal on most early SPACE CRAFT COVERS cacheted covers.) IMAGE

AP010550$15.0011/09/1967C
(AS-501), A SPECIAL APOLLO 4 LAUNCH COVER, Cape Canaveral FL machine cancel that ties both a U.S. Flag stamp and a Paraguay 40 cent space stamp (#809) to the cover. The Paraguay stamp shows an early view of an orbiting Apollo capsule and lunar module concept on the Moon. With a black printed cachet (unidentified) showing the Apollo/Saturn 5 with its various stages identified, and titled: "Saturn 5 Launching", An additional "Apollo 4" blue word rubber stamp has also been added. (A scarce cover since very few covers were prepared with this added Paraguay stamp).

AP010555$15.0011/09/1967C
(AS-501), A SPECIAL APOLLO 4 LAUNCH COVER, Cape Canaveral FL machine cancel that ties both a U.S. Flag stamp and a Paraguay 40 cent space stamp (#840) to the cover. The Paraguay stamp shows Rocket Pioneer Wernher von Braun and the Saturn Rockets he developed which will take the Apollo spacecraft to the Moon. With a printed cachet (unidentified) showing the Apollo/Saturn 5 with its various stages identified, and titled: "Saturn 5 Launching", An additional "Apollo 4" blue word rubber stamp has also been added. (A scarce cover since very few covers were prepared with this added Paraguay stamp).

AP010565$12.0011/09/1967C
(AS-501), APOLLO 4 LAUNCH, Cape Canaveral FL machine cancel on a 5 cent Flag stamp. With a black printed cachet (unidentified, looks like a SARZIN) showing the Saturn lifting off from the launch pad, with text titled: "World's mightiest rocket Saturn 5, on to the Moon, Saturn 5 successful, plus 6 additional lines of text abou this rocket. label address.

AP010600$5.0011/09/1967K
(AS-501), APOLLO 4 LAUNCH, Kennedy Space Center FL space pictorial machine cancel. With a multicolor BECK printed cachet (identified with a "B" number at the bottom right of the cachet) showing an outline of an Apollo space capsule, with cachet text: "Apollo Manned Flight AS-204, 3 Man Flight, U.S. Navy Recovery Force/Atlantic. Typed address. NOTE: These cachets were originally prepared for the Atlantic recovery ships of the Apollo 1 flight [AS-204] however on January 27, 1967, tragedy struck the Apollo program when a flash fire occurred in the command module during a launch pad test of the Apollo/Saturn space vehicle being prepared for the first piloted flight killing astronauts Lt. Col. Virgil I. Grissom, Lt. Col. Edward H. White and Roger B. Chaffee. The cacheted envelopes were held and serviced for the next Apollo launch on Nov. 09, 1967 at KSC.

AP010605A$3.0011/09/1967K
(AS-501), APOLLO 4 LAUNCH, Kennedy Space Center FL space pictorial machine cancel. With a purple official U.S. Navy rubber stamp cachet showing an outline of an Apollo space capsule, with cachet text: "Apollo Manned Flight AS-204, 3 Man Flight, U.S. Navy Recovery Force/Atlantic. Typed address. NOTE: These cachets were originally prepared for the Atlantic recovery ships of the Apollo 1 flight [AS-204] however on January 27, 1967, tragedy struck the Apollo program when a flash fire occurred in the command module during a launch pad test of the Apollo/Saturn space vehicle being prepared for the first piloted flight killing astronauts Lt. Col. Virgil I. Grissom, Lt. Col. Edward H. White and Roger B. Chaffee. The cacheted envelopes were held and serviced for the next Apollo launch on Nov. 09, 1967 at KSC.

AP010605B$3.0011/09/1967K
(AS-501), APOLLO 4 LAUNCH, Kennedy Space Center FL space pictorial machine cancel. With a black official U.S. Navy rubber stamp cachet showing an outline of an Apollo space capsule, with cachet text: "Apollo Manned Flight AS-204, 3 Man Flight, U.S. Navy Recovery Force/Atlantic. rubber stamp address. NOTE: These cachets were originally prepared for the Atlantic recovery ships of the Apollo 1 flight [AS-204] however on January 27, 1967, tragedy struck the Apollo program when a flash fire occurred in the command module during a launch pad test of the Apollo/Saturn space vehicle being prepared for the first piloted flight killing astronauts Lt. Col. Virgil I. Grissom, Lt. Col. Edward H. White and Roger B. Chaffee. The cacheted envelopes were held and serviced for the next Apollo launch on Nov. 09, 1967 at KSC.

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