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    Apollo 8 Flown President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports Embroidered Patch in Framed Display with Earthrise Photo, Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot James Lovell, with Signed COA. The patch has been matted with an Apollo 8 color "Earthrise" photo (signatures not authentic) along with Lovell's signed typed note: "I certify that this emblem was aboard Apollo 8 on man's first flight around the moon, December 24, 1968. [signed] James Lovell" This 3" patch has the presidential seal in red, white, blue, and gold thread against a blue background with white lettering. In June 1967, President Johnson appointed Lovell as his consultant for physical fitness and sports. Framed to an overall 15.5" x 16.25". Also included with the lot is a secretarially-signed letter from Lovell on White House letterhead to Nancy Kula, dated April 30, 1970, thanking her for her support of the Fitness campaign. Miss Kula was the recipient of this flown patch in additional thanks for her help. Excellent condition. From the Steven R. Belasco Collection of Space Memorabilia.

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    April, 2013
    18th Thursday
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