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Item 612 - Ed Gibson Catalog 396 (Nov 2012)

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Sold Price: $1,440.00 (includes buyer's premium)


Flown printed fabric American flag patch, 5 x 2.75, cut from astronaut Ed Gibson’s flight uniform during his Skylab mission. Patch was on Skylab from May 25, 1973, to February 8, 1974, spending 270 days in space, with 4,300 earth-orbits and having traveled over 100 million miles in space. Gibson clipped the flag from his uniform before discarding it and the fabric is still attached to the flag. Fabric above the flag is signed in black felt tip, “Flown on Skylab EG,” and is accompanied by a 2012 certificate of authenticity from Gibson, signed with a pen carried on Skylab, stating the patch is from his personal collection. The patch is accompanied by a color satin-finish 8 x 10 ‘red-numbered’ NASA photo of Gibson during training, signed in black felt tip, “Ed Gibson, Skylab III, Science Pilot.” The photo depicts Gibson with the actual US flag patch he is wearing on his gold-colored flight jacket. Condition of photo is fine, with a small clear stain from a spill to upper right lightly affecting finish, but not the signature; the patch is in fine condition. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.

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