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    Northrop T-38 Talon Presentation Model Directly from the Personal Collection of Astronaut Paul Weitz, Certified and Signed. A handsome, detailed, 1/40th scale model of the T-38 Talon, a supersonic jet trainer long used by NASA. Overall, it is 8" tall x 13" long x 7.5" across the wings and it is mounted (removable) to a black base to which is attached a silver-color plate "T-38/ (1/40th Scale)/ Northrop Corporation". Interestingly, the model plane's registration number, N900NA, corresponds to one of the two T-38s at the main entrance to the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. Excellent condition.

    Weitz has certified this model on the base: "From my personal/ collection/ Paul Weitz/ SLI, STS-6".

    Included with this lot is a handwritten and signed Letter of Certification from Paul Weitz on his personal letterhead, stating: "To whom it may concern- This model of a T-38 airplane in NASA livery was presented to me by the Northrop Corporation when I was early in my tour in the Astronaut Office. It has been in my possession ever since and is from my personal collection of aviation and space memorabilia."


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    October, 2009
    8th Thursday
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