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MR-3: Alan Shepard Signed Cover and Parachute Fragment

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MR-3: Alan Shepard Signed Cover and Parachute Fragment

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Auction Date:2017 Apr 20 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:236 Commercial St., Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
Two items: a USCG Cutter Eastwind Mercury-Redstone 3 recovery date cover, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, "To Tim, Alan Shepard"; and four small pieces cut from the flown MR-3/Freedom 7 parachute that allowed Shepard to safely return to Earth after becoming the first American in space, affixed to an 8.5 x 11 copy of a certificate from Ricky Lanclos, hand-signed by Ken Havekotte. In overall fine condition, with show through from envelope adhesive. From the collection of aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.