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Item 6454 - Apollo 13 Crew-Signed Flown Lunar Module Netting Presentation Catalog 526 (Apr 2018)

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Sold Price: $1,842.40 (includes buyer's premium)

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Fantastic flown 1.75 x 1.25 swatch of netting from the Apollo 13 LM Aquarius, affixed to a 7 x 5 presentation card signed in black ink by the crew, "James Lovell," "Jack Swigert," and "Fred Haise." The card reads: "A Piece of 'Aquarius' LM-7, Launched April 11, 1970, Splashdown April 17, 1970, Presented to Jack King, Launch Team Member, from the Apollo 13 crew. Thanks for a job well done!" In fine condition. From the personal collection of Jack King, who served as the Kennedy Space Center Chief of Public Information during projects Mercury, Gemini and Apollo. King provided public announcements and commentary for several of the mission launches, including the announcement of the Apollo 11 launch, which earned him the nickname ‘Voice of Apollo.’ Originating from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, a portion of the proceeds for the sale of this item will be donated to the ASF.

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