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bravoblues
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posted 02-22-2002 01:43 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for bravoblues   Click Here to Email bravoblues     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Does anyone know Paul Weitz's signing policies?

According to Juergen Esders' list, Weitz will not sign covers by mail. I wonder if that is still true?

albatron
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posted 02-22-2002 02:07 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for albatron   Click Here to Email albatron     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
While its been a year since I've asked him to, he signed some covers for me then.

gliderpilotuk
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posted 02-28-2002 06:53 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for gliderpilotuk   Click Here to Email gliderpilotuk     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I had the same experience as Al. Sent him a Skylab cover for completion, with $30 and an addressed (not stamped) return envelope. Turn around time was 14 days from the UK.

MrSpace86
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posted 09-06-2010 03:03 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for MrSpace86   Click Here to Email MrSpace86     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I have a few items that I would like Paul Weitz to sign and I was wondering if he had a website or email to contact him and ask him if he would sign them. Anyone can help me? Thank you!

(I saw that he charges for items but my items are rather unconventional so I would like to ask first.)

mode1charlie
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posted 01-16-2014 04:31 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for mode1charlie   Click Here to Email mode1charlie     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Old thread, but does anyone have any recent experience with sending items to Paul Weitz?

4allmankind
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posted 01-16-2014 06:56 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 4allmankind   Click Here to Email 4allmankind     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I've never had an issue. Last experience was around 18 months ago and I got the items back within 2 weeks.

JasonB
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posted 01-17-2014 08:36 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for JasonB   Click Here to Email JasonB     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I sent a photo of myself with him into him about a year ago and got it back signed 7 days after I mailed it.

mode1charlie
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posted 01-17-2014 02:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for mode1charlie   Click Here to Email mode1charlie     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thank you all for the feedback. Aside from one item I sent to Sen. Glenn's office, I've never sent items to individual astronauts for signing and even in that case I emailed his assistant first.

Seems to me the polite thing would be to email him first with the request rather than just send the item (it's a poster) and have a strange poster tube arrive in his mail one day. Problem is, the Resources page here at cS (understandably) doesn't list his email - so advice on what to do would be appreciated.

Hart Sastrowardoyo
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posted 01-17-2014 03:26 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Hart Sastrowardoyo   Click Here to Email Hart Sastrowardoyo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Whenever it's an item that's unusual or I especially don't want to lose - or it's going to an address I'm unsure about - I send a letter with a SASE asking if I can send them the item. That way, too, one can keep track of how long the request comes back and thus know how long the item will be out.

Of course, that's not always foolproof, as one person said, sure send them the item and I'm still waiting on it a year later....

mode1charlie
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posted 01-18-2014 03:34 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for mode1charlie   Click Here to Email mode1charlie     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Good advice, thank you.

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