Lot 461: Flown embroidered Apollo 15 mission patch, measuring 4? in diameter, signed and flight-certified on the reverse in blue felt tip, "A15 Flown, Dave Scott." In fine condition, with Scott's handwriting somewhat indistinct due to the nature of the fabric surface. Accompanied by a signed letter of provenance from Dave Scott, in part: "I hereby certify that the Apollo 15 patch included with this letter is from my personal collection and flown in lunar orbit for six days aboard the CSM Endeavor during Apollo 15, the first extended scientific exploration of the Moon, July 26–August 7, 1971…This special Apollo 15 patch has been in my personal collection since returning to Earth."
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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