Lot #8427
Apollo 17 Kapton Foil

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Estimate: $400+

Description

Flown 1 x 1.25 swatch of Kapton foil from the heat shield of the Apollo 17 command module America, housed in a clear plastic pouch affixed to a 8.5 x 11 statement of authenticity, reading, in part: “I, Teresa A Belcher do hereby certify that this Kapton foil was removed by my husband Charles W Belcher from the spacecraft 'America' in December of 1972…Charles W Belcher was part of the recovery team that performed the decommissioning and safe functions to the command module upon landing back on earth." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: #511 - Ended October 19, 2017