This section is designed to highlight particularly interesting covers, especially those that have recently been sold on eBay or in another auction.
Previous Interesting Covers
Several Interesting Sales on eBay
This rare training cover sold for $46. A very hard cover to find.
This Apollo 11 cover with a rare cachet and hand cancel sold for $37
This very rare cover for MA-6 scrub sold for $27. Unknown if the ship involved.
This very rare cover for MA-7 scrub sold for $27. Unknown if the ship involved.
Three more Covers from Ships Probably Not Involved in Missions on eBay
Although postmarked on the correct date, this ship was almost certainly not involved in Big Joe 1. Even the cachet indicates it was involved in Arctic operations. It sold for an amazing $72!
This lot was marked as from the MR-1A refueling ship. While this is possible, there is no documentation to indicated that the ship was involved in MR-1A. The cover sold for an amazing $78!
Again there is no evidence that this ship was involved in MA-6. It sold for a much more modest $16.50.
Four Interesting Cachets from eBay
This unusual cacheted cover signed by the Recovery helicopter pilot sold for $55
This desireable Apollo 12 cachet sold for $47.50
This Apollo 9 cover with Guadalcanal at top of postmark sold for $57
A matching cover with Guadalcanal at bottom of postmark sold a few days later for $52
The Flood of Covers from Ships Probably Not Involved in Missions Continues on eBay
This incorrectly labelled cover sold for a ridiculous $83.80!
Another incorrectly labelled cover sold for $51!
This incorrectly labelled cover sold for $18.
This cover was described as being the Weather ship for MA-2. It was no such thing as is clearly seen in the cachet. It sold for the more reasonable price of $10.50. Maybe bidders were beginning to do a little research on these covers.
Another incorrectly labelled cover sold for $10.10
And finally this mislabelled cover sold for a modest $7.50.
And still the Flood of Covers from Ships Probably Not Involved in Missions Continues on eBay
The above four covers were purported to be from various Project Mercury missions. There is no evidence to support the claims and the three with labels are almost certainly bogus (the labels that is). Luckily, they only sold for small amounts.
Good Prices for Hard To Find Covers
This cover sold on eBay for a very good $60!
This rare Apollo 10 Recovery helicopter cover sold for $90.54!
This very interesting ASTP PRS map cover sold for $66.
More Good Prices
This very nice Gemini 7 crew signed Capatain's cover sold on eBay for $494.54!
This Gemini 4 Beck Crew cover sold for $57
Some eBay Lots
This interesting Skylab 4 postmark on a Skylab 1 postcard marked as ATA-Space Unit-APS sold for $20.50
This signed Apollo 16 PRS cover sold for $31.10
This hard to find Beck cover sold for $33
More eBay Lots
This ASTP signed cover sold for $111.58
Several bidders recognised that this nice group of MA-9 Beck covers included two hard to find B317 covers. It sold for $87.
More Beck Covers
Again biders recognised that this nice group of MA-9 Beck covers included two hard to find B317 covers. It sold for $75.
Another Set of Beck Covers
Notice the two different B807 cachets.This lot saw vigorous bidding from 10 different bidders and sold for $43.
Four Rare Signed PRS Covers Bring Good Prices
This rare Apollo 9 Helicopter Recovery Cover sold for an amazing $198.90 despite being signed by the Air Boss rather than the helicopter pilot.
This rare Apollo 12 Helicopter Recovery Cover sold for $113.50.
This rare Apollo 15 Helicopter Recovery Cover sold for $83.55
This set of 3 Skylab Helicopter Recovery Covers sold for $65
High Price paid for pair of Apollo 11 Signed Covers
This eBay lot including a rare Apollo 11 Helicopter Recovery Cover sold for a very good $114.50
Three Interesting Covers from eBay
This USS Iwo Jima Crew Cover signed by three crew of the Recovery Helicopter sold for $113.60!
This possibly one of a kind B631 USS Hassayampa cover sold for $57
This hard to find USS Wallace L. Lind cover sold for $46
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