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    Apollo 9 Flown Pilot's Preference Kit (PPK) Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Rusty Schweickart, Signed and Certified. A Beta cloth bag, 5.75" x 8.75" with a 2" gusset and a metal grommet in a hole at top center (no drawstring present). A sewn-on tag has the printed information: "KIT, PILOT'S PREFERENCE/ P/N SEB 12100018-202/ S/N 1032". These PPKs allowed the Apollo astronauts "to carry certain items of a personal nature on each manned spacecraft flight." (NASA policy statement). This particular kit was on board Apollo 9 in earth orbit for ten days, March 3-13, 1969. Schweickart has signed on the front: "My PPK Flown On/ Apollo 9/ Rusty Schweickart". Excellent condition with an area of light staining at upper left and a few loose threads near the grommet.

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