Lot #199
Apollo 13

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Limited edition pairing of flown artifacts from the Apollo 13 mission, including: a .5 x .5 swatch of Kapton foil from the Command Module Odyssey, and a .25 x .25 swatch of stowage netting from the Lunar Module Aquarius. Both are encapsulated and presented on a color certificate of authenticity signed by Brian Fleischer, numbered 12/13, who states that the Kapton foil “was obtained by Dick Williamson who worked in recovery operations and photography for NASA on Apollo missions 10, 11, 12, 13 and 15,” and that the stowage netting originates from the personal collection of Grumman employee William Looney. Includes its original “Apollo 13, 50th Anniversary” presentation envelope with matching edition number. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #602 - Ended February 10, 2021