Flown beta cloth utility bag carried on the Skylab 2 (I) mission, 5.75 x 9, signed and flight-certified in black felt tip, “This Beta utility bag was flown on Skylab I and is from my personal collection. Paul Weitz, PLT.” The patch on the front reads, “Utility Bag, P/N SEC 12100087-301, S/N 1004, Mfg by CSD/MSC, Sept 72.” In fine condition, with expected marks and soiling from use. Accompanied by a letter of provenance signed by Weitz, in full: “Accompanying this letter is a beta cloth utility bag that was flown on the first manned Skylab mission. This bag was utilized to store various items while in space, and I chose to bring it back to Earth upon completion of our mission…it has been in my personal collection since our mission during May and June of 1973.” Also accompanied by a photo of Weitz holding the bag. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli.
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