A red fabric banner used during Project Mercury, with “Remove Before Flight” printed on it in white letters, and a serial number of 52C1543-36 printed on the reverse. A metal chord runs through a hole at one end of the banner, looping through a metal pin. Also threaded through the chord is a metallic Convair-Astronautics tag, with “Lock Assy Fuel Valve” stamped at the top, and a part number of 27-21245-1. RRAuction COA.
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