Auction 102

Lot 574:

YURI GAGARIN'S MOTHER ANNA T. GAGARINA

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Start price: $80

Estimated price: $160 - $300

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An award citation, 4 pages, given to the veteran of Baikonur Vasily Vasilevich Savinsky on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the first manned space flight by YURI GAGARIN. It includes a black-and-white photograph glued into the citation of Yuri Gagarin wearing a spacesuit, 5 x 7 inches, signed by his mother ANNA TIMOFEYEVNA GAGARINA in blue marker. The document is dated April 12, 1981, thirteen years after Yuri Gagarin’s tragic death during a routine training flight. 9.5 x 12 inches, presented in a blue plastic presentation folder.

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