Created By The Mercury 7 Astronauts
This certificate, from the personal collection of the late Bill Pogue, proclaims the pilot as an Associate Member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots:
The Society of Experimental Test Pilots devoted to the advancement of human flight warrants that Bill Pogue engaged in the profession of experimental flying is particularly qualified and has been elected and certified a Associate Member of this professional and educational association and is granted all insignia and privileges in accordance with the Constitution of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots
Done at Lancaster California the first day of June 1965 in the ninth year of the Society
The certificate is signed by J. L. Pearce, President, and Max Stanley, Secretary, and features a gold seal. The certificate measures approx. 12" x 14", and is framed for a final measurement of approx. 18.25" x 20.5". This certificate was presented to Pogue a little under a year before he was selected by NASA to become an astronaut, in April 1966.
This lot also includes a signed portrait print of Pogue.
A certificate of authenticity signed by Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Executive Director Tammy Knowles accompanies this lot.
ASF reserves the right to disqualify the high bidder, to reject the high bid and to accept a bid from a lower bidder for any reason within their discretion, which shall be exercised in good faith.
Bidding on this lot concluded on September 25, 2015 at 09:00 PM EDT.
Bidders: 6 Bids: 12 Winning Bid: $200
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