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Item 103 - Alan Shepard Catalog 386 (May 2012)

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Alan Shepard’s hardcover Battalion Pass Book, 6 x 9.25, signed a total of 38 times, “A. B. Shepard, Jr.,” while a midshipman at the Naval Academy. Book details Shepard’s credits and debits while at the Academy, ranging in date from June of 1941 to June of 1944. Cover is signed by Shepard, “Shepard, A. B., Jr.,” and signed the same way at the top of the first page. Remainder of the signatures are at the bottom of each individual page, which list Shepard’s pay, various credits for outfit allowances, and any debts incurred during the month such as the tailor, cobbler, barber, board (which started at $9.00 and increased all the way up to $31.45), store bills, laundry, and others. In very good condition, with expected wear, some foxing to signature at top of first page, and clipped top edges to remainder of pages, presumably previous signatures. Accompanied by two hardcover loose-leaf binders, one with blank graph paper, the other with lined paper, with one page bearing a pencil sketch and mathematical equation by Shepard. A detailed financial account of Shepard’s time at the Naval Academy. Provenance: Alan Shepard House, Derry, New Hampshire. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.

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