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    Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Crew-Signed Flown Beta Cloth Mission Insignia Patch Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission U.S. Commander Tom Stafford, Signed and Certified, with Signed Letter of Authenticity. A 5.5" square swatch of Beta cloth with the mission insignia at center. It is signed around by all five crewmembers in black felt tips: Tom Stafford, Vance Brand, Deke Slayton, Alexei Leonov, and Valeri Kubasov. Stafford has added: "Flown on ASTP, 15-24 July 75, Tom" Very fine.

    Included with this lot is a signed presentation LOA on Stafford, Burke and Hecker letterhead reading, in full: "This Apollo-Soyuz Beta cloth emblem was carried in space on the historic Apollo-Soyuz Test Project during July 15 - 24, 1975. It was placed in my personal preference kit (PPK) on board the Apollo command module. Beta cloth material was designed for fire protection and was used in our Apollo spacesuits."


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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