Launch of Gordo, a squirrel monkey Dec 13 1958 Port Canaveral Goldcraft Cachet
Goldcraft cacheted cover for the launch into Space of GORDO, a squirrel monkey from Cape Canaveral on 12/13/1958, Gordo traveled over 1500 miles and to a height of 310 miles before returning to Earth and landing in the South Atlantic. A malfunction prevented the capsule’s parachute from opening, and despite a short search, neither his body nor the capsule were ever recovered. Seldom seen or offered. The item “Launch of Gordo, a squirrel monkey Dec 13 1958 Port Canaveral Goldcraft Cachet” is in sale since Sunday, December 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Stamps\United States\Covers\Event Covers\Space”. The seller is “vacovers” and is located in Stafford, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Topic: goldcraft, space,
- Certification: Uncertified
- Quality: Used
- Grade: Ungraded
- Place of Origin: United States