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    Navy Helmet

    Vintage Navy Flight Helmet Signed by Eighteen Astronauts. An impressive Navy flight helmet adorned with a noteworthy collection of eighteen astronaut signatures (17 of which are Navy veterans). All signatures are in bold blue or black felt tip, and show little to no signs of fading. All signatures are annotated with missions flown. Signed in either blue of black felt tip as follows: "Gene Cernan/ Apollo XVII", "Fred Haise/ Apollo 13 LMP/ USMC 1st LT/ USAF CAPT", "Alan Bean/ Apollo 12", "Jack Lousma/ Col, USMC/ Skylab II/ STS-3", "Dan Brandestein/ STS-8, 51G, 32 & 49", "Joe Acaba/ STS 119, E31/32, E53/54", "Mike Foreman/ STS-123, 129", "Ken Cameron USMC/ STS-37, 56, 74", "Vance Brand (Marines)/ ASTP, STS-5, 41B & 34", "Kay Hire/ USNA '81/ STS-90, 130", "Charlie Duke/ USNA ' 57/ Apollo 16 LMP", "Walt Cunningham/ Apollo 7/ COL-USMCR", "Scot Altman/ CAPT USN/ TOMCAT DRIVER/ STS 90, 106, 109, 125", "James Lovell/ Apollo 13 CDR", "Carl Walz/ Col, USAF/ STS-51, 65, 79/ ISS-4", "Edgar Mitchell/ Apollo 14 LMP", "Richard Gordon/ Apollo XII", "Jim Wetherbee/ STS-32, 52, 63, 86, 102, 113". Some light smudging to a few signatures, helmet has wear consistent with age. Very fine. From the collection of Lee Nunn.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2020
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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