1969-03-03 USA Apollo 9

Apollo 9 Crew-Signed Launch Cover. A philatelic cover with a "Flag" 6¢ stamp affixed, bearing a pictorial machine cancellation from Kennedy Space Center dated March 3, 1969. That was the launch day for this important mission, the first flight of the lunar module. It features a monocolor cachet and color mission insignia sticker at left with the crew signatures in the address area: "Dave Scott", "Jim McDivitt", and "Rusty Schweickart". From the Steven R. Belasco Collection of Space Memorabilia. - Heritage Auction


Commemorative cover with a color cachet of the mission insignia, postmarked at KSC on the second day of the mission, signed in felt tip and ballpoint by James MxDivitt, Rusty Schweickart, and Dave Scott. This was signed at an Apollo VIP launch site during the early 1970s; crew-emblem signed covers are seldom seen. From the collection of aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte. - RRAuction



Apollo 9 USS Guadalcanal no. 10-sized captain's cover with black U.S. Navy Recovery Force & magenta ship's rubber stamp cachets. - RegencyStamps
Apollo 9 USS Guadalcanal no. 10-sized captain's cover with black U.S. Navy Recovery Force & black ship's rubber stamp cachets.