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    Apollo 12 Flown Custom-Fitted Communications Earpiece Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Alan Bean, with Handwritten LOA. A custom-molded orange earpiece of approximately 1" x 0.75" x 1.125" overall. Attached is an 11.25" long narrow connecting tube/ cable. This was attached to the internal communications system. Each astronaut's earpiece was specially made for extra comfort on the long mission. Light wear, excellent.

    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 earpiece traveled with me to the moon aboard our Command Module, 'Yankee Clipper' in November 1969.

    "This was a custom earpiece that I used during launch from Earth on my Apollo 12 mission.

    "It has been in my personal collection since that time.

    "Alan Bean Apollo 12 LMP"


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    14th Wednesday
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