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crazycatguy42
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From: Congupna
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posted 08-04-2021 04:30 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for crazycatguy42   Click Here to Email crazycatguy42     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I recently found some beautiful old commemorative astronaut pins at a shop in Melbourne, can anyone here tell me about them?

Were these made by NASA themselves or were they done unofficially? Also, does anyone know if similar pins were made for the other Apollo missions after Apollo 11? I've found ones for the rest of the Mercury 7, but the only ones for the other Apollo missions I've found were of the insignias, not the political badge kind of look that mine have.

Any info you could share would be much appreciated! — Tom Diamond

Robert Pearlman
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posted 08-05-2021 08:33 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Others can likely help you with make and history, but here are two earlier threads discussing and sharing similar buttons from the same era:

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