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    Apollo 17 Command Module Flown Cloth/Velcro Strap Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot Ron Evans. A beige Velcro strap, 1" wide x 27" long, P/N "V36-601008". This was used on board the final trip to the moon by Ron Evans to secure items in the CM. Included with this lot is a certified and signed (by Jan Evans) copy of the 1973 NASA/ U.S.S. Ticonderoga memorandum titled "Personal Items Retained by Apollo 17 Flight Crew," listing this item. Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Certification from Jan Evans (Mrs. Ron Evans) stating: "I certify that the beige 'strap, cloth (P/N V36-601008)' offered with this letter was flown to the moon on board the Apollo 17 spacecraft, December 1972. This strap was used by my husband Ron Evans during the flight. It has been with our family since the flight. Please see attached certified copy [also included with this lot] of January 9, 1973 NASA Memorandum from FC7/Recovery Team Leader, USS Ticonderoga. Note: Ron served two tours aboard the USS Ticonderoga flying F8U aircraft. It was a special treat that the 'Tico' was the recovery ship for Apollo 17."


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    April, 2009
    1st Wednesday
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