DescriptionJames Lovell's Flight Suit with Name Badge and Apollo 13 Patch, Directly from His Personal Collection, with Signed LOA. A standard blue NASA flight suit, owned and worn by James Lovell. At the neck is the manufacturer's tag from "Flite Wear by Land Mfg. Co." of Wichita, Kansas with the size tag "40 Long" beneath. An embroidered 4" diameter Apollo 13 patch is sewn on the left breast and his early leather 4" x 2" name badge is attached with Velcro on the right: "Jim Lovell/ NASA - MSC". Velcro adjustments at the waist with multiple zippers and pockets all over. A very desirable and terrific item for display. General wear, fine.
Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Certification from Lovell on his company letterhead stating, in full: "Throughout my years at NASA military aircraft would be available for us to travel from the Johnson Space Center to the Kennedy Space Center. I certify that this Flight Suit was one that I frequently used by me during my years at NASA. This Flight Suit is from my personal collection of space artifacts and has been in my collection since I left NASA."
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