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Matt T
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From: Chester, Cheshire, UK
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posted 09-29-2007 05:53 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Matt T   Click Here to Email Matt T     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I've recently bought a few Skylab spacesuit fit check covers from eBay, cancelled at Dover, Delaware on the appropriate date.

Were there any other Mercury, Gemini, Apollo era spacesuit fit check covers?

Ken Havekotte
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posted 10-01-2007 07:35 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Ken Havekotte   Click Here to Email Ken Havekotte     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Back in the early 70s I did acquire quite a number of different Skylab astronaut spacesuit fit-check covers from Dover, DE.

I also had most, if not all, signed by the designated astronauts being commemorated.

Those that I can find at the moment (all from 1972) are: 9-22-72 Kerwin, 9-28 Weitz, 10-19 Lousma, 10-25 Carr, 11-7 Pogue, and 11-14 was Gibson. I may have others for Conrad, Bean, Garriott, and possibly even a few for Skylab backup crew members.

Ross
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posted 10-02-2007 10:03 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Ross   Click Here to Email Ross     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I have the following covers (all from 1972): Lind (Aug 1), Lenoir (Aug 16 - Suit 624), Carr (Aug 10 - Suit 626), Pogue (Aug 15 - Suit 627), Gibson (Aug 28 - Suit 628), Kerwin (Sep 22 - Suit 631) and Weitz (Sep 28 - Suit 630).

Matt T
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posted 10-09-2007 04:46 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Matt T   Click Here to Email Matt T     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks for all the replies.

I believe that some (maybe all?) of the covers came from an ILC employee Peter Halewski; a signed Brand fit-check cover recently on eBay included a COA from him.

petehalewski
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posted 09-19-2012 02:35 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for petehalewski   Click Here to Email petehalewski     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I can provide information about these covers.

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