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85/1566-110/3 Space cover, Wernher von Braun and rocket technology, paper, West Germany, 1968. Click to enlarge.

Space cover relating to Wernher von Braun

Made
Space cover, Wernher von Braun and rocket technology, paper, West Germany, 1968

Philatelic envelope with black and white image of Wernher von Braun. His signature is printed underneath the image. There are two postmarks from Hamburg, dated 21 March 1968. The German stamp depicts traffic signs and symbols for the International Transport Exhibition 1965.

Summary

Object No.

85/1566-110/3

Object Statement

Space cover, Wernher von Braun and rocket technology, paper, West Germany, 1968

Physical Description

Space cover, Wernher von Braun and rocket technology, paper, West Germany, 1968

Philatelic envelope with black and white image of Wernher von Braun. His signature is printed underneath the image. There are two postmarks from Hamburg, dated 21 March 1968. The German stamp depicts traffic signs and symbols for the International Transport Exhibition 1965.

Marks

Postmarks on front of envelope, stamped in black ink 'HAMBURG 36 / APOLLO / PROGRAMM / HOG / Wernher von Braun / (outline of rocket) / 21.3.1968 / 2'

Dimensions

Height

95 mm

Width

165 mm

Production

Made

Notes

The envelope and stamp were issued in West Germany in 1968.

History

Notes

Wernher von Braun, (1912-1977), was a German engineer who played a prominent role in all aspects of rocketry and space exploration, first in Germany and after World War II in the United States.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Space cover relating to Wernher von Braun 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 3 December 2021, <https://ma.as/33692>

Wikipedia

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