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JoKepler
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From: Houston, Texas
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posted 06-06-2008 05:57 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for JoKepler   Click Here to Email JoKepler     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Anyone know any information about an 8" Skylab program patch (Cloth back - no plastic)?

Go4Launch
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From: Bethesda, MD
Registered: Jul 2003

posted 06-08-2008 05:24 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Go4Launch   Click Here to Email Go4Launch     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Yes, that patch was manufactured in some quantity in 1973 and was available at NASA gift shops. I've also seen a really poor remake on eBay I think in the past year. It didn't mention what its backing is.

Harald Kraenzel
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From: Dinslaken,Germany
Registered: Nov 2005

posted 06-09-2008 03:36 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Harald Kraenzel   Click Here to Email Harald Kraenzel     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Go4Launch:
Yes, that patch was manufactured in some quantity in 1973 and was available at NASA gift shops. I've also seen a really poor remake on eBay I think in the past year. It didn't mention what its backing is.

I have the newer ans really poorer version of this patch and it has a plastic back.
I saw the original patch years ago which was somewhat better in stitching and quality but I was not able to get one as of today.

Harald

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