Lot 5346: Yury Onufriyenko's Flown Soyuz TM-23 Gloves

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2019-04-15 13:38:34

Lot 5346

Yury Onufriyenko’s pair of flown Sokol KV-2 space suit gloves worn aboard the Soyuz TM-23 spacecraft en route to the Mir space station as part of the Mir EO-21 mission, both gloves marked on the inner wrist with a serial number, "RN-7A-115-104053," and printed in blue with his Cyrillic initials, "YIO.” The gloves feature blue anodized aluminum wrist couplings designed to attach the suit, with each coupling marked on the interior: “No. 0840417, ЛЕВОЕ” and “No. 0150429, ПРАВОЕ.” In overall fine condition. Accompanied by a copy of a letter from Onufriyenko affirming the flown status of these gloves. Extremely attractive and highly displayable flown cosmonaut gloves, seldom offered as a pair.

Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500

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