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Liembo
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posted 02-02-2015 07:10 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Liembo   Click Here to Email Liembo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I can confirm a 12th hydrid. It was owned by a personal friend of the late Steven Nagel who went to KSC to watch STS-61A launch.

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posted 10-13-2015 04:37 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Liembo   Click Here to Email Liembo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Two more hybrid white tabs have surfaced. These came from the estate of a US Army Sergeant Major.

Liembo
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posted 06-02-2016 04:27 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Liembo   Click Here to Email Liembo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hybrids 15 and 16 (if the count is still accurate):

A repaired (by A-B) hybrid via eBay Buy It Now by someone in march:

And another hybrid via eBay Buy It Now in June:

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posted 12-19-2016 06:16 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for spaced out   Click Here to Email spaced out     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Looks like a full white-on-white version sold on eBay (232178875317) yesterday with a buy-it-now of $10.99.

Liembo
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posted 12-19-2016 11:39 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Liembo   Click Here to Email Liembo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This is a slightly more recent version of the STS-51L patch. The tell-tale is the lack of a gray line under the yellow trail of the space shuttle. I have a feeling that under different light, the edge will be light gray.

The back will look something like this:

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posted 12-19-2016 12:35 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for spaced out   Click Here to Email spaced out     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I think you're probably right Liem.

usafspace
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posted 02-16-2017 09:53 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for usafspace   Click Here to Email usafspace     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
How much are these going for now? I have found a bunch of them, four white tabs and five gray tabs.

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posted 02-16-2017 01:13 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Liembo   Click Here to Email Liembo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Crewpatches.com STS-51L patch page has been tracking sales and prices of these hybrids on the open market.

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posted 02-16-2017 07:12 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for usafspace   Click Here to Email usafspace     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thank you, I should have checked.


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