Flown parachute cloth and suspension line from the Apollo 10 command module directly from John Young’s personal collection. Parachute cloth measures 14.5 x 8.25 and is signed in black felt tip, “Apollo X parachute cloth & attaced [sic] suspension line, John Young.” Also written on the cloth in blue ballpoint, in another hand, “Gore 34; Ring 12,” and in pencil “#1” and “#2.” Also included in this lot are two pieces of this parachute's suspension line- one 17" in length, the other 29". In fine condition, with storage folds. Accompanied by a 6 x 4 photo of the Apollo 10 capsule with its parachutes deployed just before splashdown. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.
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