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    Space Memorabilia Collection: Autographs, Medals, Stamps & Covers, Photos, Beta Cloths, and More. A large grouping that includes a bit of everything. A partial list follows.
    Autographs: Jim Irwin signed business card and tract; two Alan Bean endorsed checks; a Gene Kranz signed business card; Lunar Module Pioneer certificate copies (three) individually signed by Max Faget, Gene Kranz, and Guenter Wendt; an STS-46 launchpad photo signed by Franklin Chang-Diaz; an Apollo-Soyuz crew photo signed by Tom Stafford (smeared); an LLRV photo signed by Jack Kluever; an Apollo 9 LM photo with crew autopen signatures on the mat; a large 2000 color NASA space calendar signed on the cover by Kevin Kregel, James Halsell, Dominic Gorie, and one other; a 14" x 11" color photo of the Shuttle on the back of its 747 transport signed by Dick Scobee, Deke Slayton, and ten others; a 16" x 20" color Shuttle Atlantis launch photo signed by Jim Voss, James Halsell, Jeff Williams, and Scott Horowitz (all STS-101); and autopen-signed white spacesuit color photos of Michael Collins and Harrison Schmitt.
    Medals & Pins: Two encased Apollo 11 second anniversary Manned Flight Awareness medals containing flown material; a 38mm Apollo 11 40th anniversary medal in holder; an Australian one-dollar legal tender Apollo 11 35th anniversary one-ounce silver coin in deluxe packaging with COA; two NASA employee pins, one in sterling silver; and three Grumman Apollo 12 pins.
    Stamps & Covers: A complete pane of fifty U.S. 4¢ "Project Mercury" stamps; a plate block of the U.S. 6¢ "Apollo 8" stamps; three U.S. $3.00 "Mars Rover Sojourner" souvenir sheets; a U.S. $11.75 "Landing on the Moon" hologram pane, still sealed; a plate block of the U.S. $3.20 Shuttle self-adhesive stamps; a matted STS-8 Challenger flown U.S. $9.35 cover; a Skylab I launch cover; a 10¢ "Mariner 10" stamp first day cover; two 15¢ "Viking Mission to Mars" stamp first day covers; an 18¢ "Understanding the Sun" stamp first day cover; and three 5¢ "Gemini 4" stamp pair first day covers (addressed and damage). (This grouping contains more than $35 worth of useable U.S. postage.)
    Photos: Approximately twenty 8" x 10" photos, various subjects. Also, eleven 11" x 14" NASA Apollo 11 litho prints.
    Beta Cloths: Skylab I with 10¢ "Skylab" stamp first day cancelled; Skylab II with 8?¢ "United States in Space" stamp cancelled at Houston on launch day; Skylab III; and Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (trimmed).
    Miscellaneous: Apollo 12 LM flown tiny film segment with signed certificate from Richard Underwood (film has come loose from sheet); a "Gemini 4" stamp pair first day cover addressed to Cdr & Mrs Eugene Cernan with COA from the Novaspace Gene Cernan Garage Sale; Apollo 11 "Splashdown Party" invitation (folded and soiled); an unidentified 10" diameter Bendix/NASA gasket in a 1972-dated sealed bag; an Apollo 15 insignia pinback; separate film animation cels of the Apollo C/SM and LM; and a Grumman LM-3 Team certificate bearing facsimile signatures of the Apollo 9 crew and George Skurla.
    All items generally fine or better, major flaws are noted. From the family collection of the late Tom McFadden.


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    May, 2017
    19th Friday
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