MAJOR GENERAL VALENTINA TERESHKOVA - EPHEMERA SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: MAJOR GENERAL ANDRIAN NIKOLAYEV, LT. GENERAL VLADIMIR SHATALOV, VALERI N. KUBASOV, MAJOR GENERAL ALEXEI LEONOV - HFSID 172070
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COSMONAUTS: VALENTINA TERESHKOVA, ANDRIAN NIKOLAYEV, VLADIMIR SHATALOV, ALEXEI LEONOV and VALERY KUBASOVFive cosmonauts who flew in the 1960s sign this empty cigarette box Empty Cigarette Box signed: "V. Tereshkova", "Nikolayev" and "Shatalov" on the Russian side and "A. Leonov" and "V. Kubasov" on the English side, 2¼x3½x¾. Each signed in Russian. "Apollo/Soyuz" in English on one side; "Soyuz/Apollo" in Russian on the other. Originally contained "20 Filter Cigarettes", "American Blend", "Developed by Philip Morris Inc., U.S.A./and Glavtabak, U.S.S.R." VALENTINA TERESHKOVA (b.1937), the first woman in space (Vostok 6, 1963), married ANDRIAN NIKOLAYEV (1929-2004), who had flown aboard Vostok 3 (1962). VLADIMIR SHATALOV (1927-2021) was the last solo man in space (Soyuz 4, 1969), docking with Soyuz 5 and returning to Earth with two of the three Soyuz 5 cosmonauts. ALEXEI LEONOV (b.1934) made the first "space walk" aboard Voskhod 2 (1965). VALERY KUBASOV (1935-2014) flew aboard Soyuz 6 (1969). Lightly creased. Stains at bottom margin of both sides touch 3 signatures. Otherwise, fine condition.