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    Apollo 12 Lunar Module Flown Pair of Sterling Cross Cufflinks Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Alan Bean, with Handwritten LOA. Two matching cufflinks, 0.875" x 0.5" x 1", with a three cross design on a black enameled background. Hallmarked "Sterling" on the back. Unusual and flown to the moon's surface on America's second lunar landing mission. Light wear from use, very fine.

    Included in this lot is a handwritten and signed Letter of Authenticity on his personal letterhead. It reads, in full:
    "I hereby certify that the accompanying pair of three cross cufflinks traveled with me in our Command Module, 'Yankee Clipper,' to the moon. I then transferred them to the Lunar Module 'Intrepid' for descent to the Lunar surface on the Ocean of Storms.

    "Alan Bean Apollo 12 LMP November 14-24, 1969"


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    May, 2014
    14th Wednesday
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