Stamp, Vostok 2, 4 Kopeks

This 4-kopek stamp commemorates the flight of German Titov on board his Vostok spacecraft. On 6 August 1961, Titov was launched on board the Vostok 2 spacecraft to become the first human to spend a day in space. Titov's flight occurred less than four months after Yuri Gagarin become the first man in space and before the Americans launched a human being into a full orbit of the Earth.

The Soviet military attaché gave this item to the museum.

Gift of USSR Embassy

Country of Origin
USSR

Astronaut
German Stepanovich Titov

Type
LITERATURE AND RESEARCH-Philately

Materials
Paper
Ink
Adhesive
Dimensions
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 4.1 × 2.9cm (1 5/8 × 1 1/8 in.)
Storage: 9.2 × 7.9 × 5.1cm (3 5/8 × 3 1/8 × 2 in.)

This 4-kopek stamp commemorates the flight of German Titov on board his Vostok spacecraft. On 6 August 1961, Titov was launched on board the Vostok 2 spacecraft to become the first human to spend a day in space. Titov's flight occurred less than four months after Yuri Gagarin become the first man in space and before the Americans launched a human being into a full orbit of the Earth.

The Soviet military attaché gave this item to the museum.

Gift of USSR Embassy

Country of Origin
USSR

Astronaut
German Stepanovich Titov

Type
LITERATURE AND RESEARCH-Philately

Materials
Paper
Ink
Adhesive
Dimensions
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 4.1 × 2.9cm (1 5/8 × 1 1/8 in.)
Storage: 9.2 × 7.9 × 5.1cm (3 5/8 × 3 1/8 × 2 in.)

ID: A19780363000