Space cover, Vostok and Yuri Gagarin, paper, Russia, 1962
Philatelic envelope relating to Vostok 1 and Yuir Gagarin. There is a colour drawing of Gagarin against a background of stars and the Earth and a rocket on the left side of the envelope. A Russian stamp is printed on the envelope and depicts the Soviet flag and the hammer and sickle against a globe. There are two postmarks in black ink depicting a spacecraft and the Earth and dated 12 April 1962.
Postmarks on front of envelope, stamped in black ink '(Russian)'