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Acknowledgements

I would like to thank the following people/groups for their contribution to my knowledge & therefore to this website:

Michael Eastick & Associates (especially Michael, Drew & Peter): http://www.michaeleastick.com

Private collectors:

Dave Elsmore (Australia)Vito Milana (Australia)Brad Baker (Australia)
Noel Julian (New Zealand)Philippe Lagny (France)Shane McKenzie (Australia)
Frank Pauer (Australia)Peter Sparkes (New Zealand)David Foot (Canada)
Colin Marshall (UK)Evan Davies (Australia)Mark Tukh (Israel)
David Czuczman (Canada)Jacky Pawlowski (France)

Eddie Bizub – one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet: Liberty Bell 7 Space Covers

David Ball / American Astrophilately: American Astrophilately 2.0 – Intersection of Space and Postal History

Charlie Hamilton ‘Space Cover Store’ (ex-Joseph Volutza) – one of the best online stores for space covers: https://www.spacecoverstore.com/

Jeff Mills – Souvenirs of Space (excellent website with information about Goldcraft space covers): http://souvenirsofspace.com/Goldcraft.html

Dennis Ranski (private collector & space cover designer, USA)

Tom Steiner (private collector, USA)

Ken Havekotte (private collector, USA)

Chris Calle / Artist and US Space Cover specialist: First Day Covers ~ Chris Calle

Ross Smith – Australian Woomera Covers (the best website on Aussie space covers): http://australia_space.rossjsmith.com/woomera/woomera.htm

Barry Salmonsen – ‘texbcs’ on eBay (a great source of scarce/unusual space covers and a terrific guy to deal with): https://www.ebay.com/usr/texbcs

Anthony Demola – ‘ad5381’ on eBay (usually has heaps of awesome space covers for sale): https://www.ebay.com/usr/ad5381

Andrew Ballis – Cover Connection

Luis Pacheco’s StratoCat website – hands down the best website on the internet about Scientific Balloon launches: https://stratocat.com.ar/indexe.html

Collective Philatelic Works of Two Meteorologists (Don Hillger & Garry Toth) – an invaluable resource that I absolutely love ! http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/dev/hillger/index.html

Owen R Murray – Morris W. Beck Naval Covers: http://beck.ormurray.com/index.html

CollectSpace forum: http://www.collectspace.com

1950s-70s Space Race to The Moon (Early Space Blog) – by Lee Kok How: https://earlyspace.blogspot.com/

NASA Local Post and Space City Cover Society: http://nasalocalpost.disneylicenseplates.com/

David Edwards’ excellent Australian FDC Guide website: http://davidaedwards.com/ausfdclist/

Richard Monteiro – ZEBOOSE: https://www.zeboose.com

Stampboards Forum: http://www.stampboards.com

Australian Stamp Collector (Facebook group): Australian Stamp Collector

Rod Perry / The National Stamp Gallery website: http://www.rap.com.au [No longer online]

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