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    Skylab I (SL-2), Skylab II (SL-3), and Skylab III (SL-4) Flown American Flag on Presentation Certificate. A 5.5" x 4" silk U.S. flag mounted to an illustrated 13.5" x 10.5" (sight size) certificate and framed to an overall 16.5" x 13.5". The text reads: "Presented to/ Paul M. Sturtevant/ In appreciation of your dedicated and exceptional service and contributions to the success of the Skylab program" and "This flag was carried aboard Skylab/ during its orbital flights. 1973-1974". A photo of Skylab at left and all four mission insignias printed at right. Signed by Christopher Kraft. There is a printed note attached to the back that reads, in part: "This flag was launched aboard Skylab on May 14, 1973 and returned to earth by the crew of Skylab IV on February 8, 1974..." It is addressed to "Paul FYI" and signed "Milt R". Excellent. From the personal collection of Gemini Program Office special assistant and longtime NASA employee, Paul M. Sturtevant.

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    November, 2013
    1st Friday
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