Lot 514: Huge collection of embroidered patches, stickers, and pins commemorating military aviation and a variety of NASA missions, including: a full set of patches from all twelve Apollo missions, with a few multiples; three Apollo 11 patches; a set of six gold-trim Apollo 16 patches, with one bearing an affixed label on reverse, "A special gift for you from Charlie Duke"; an Apollo 15 pin; a set of ten Gemini patches covering missions 2 and 4-12, and a Gemini 3 pin; three Apollo–Soyuz patches; a pairing of American flag and Kennedy Space Center patches; a set of 23 patches from various Space Shuttle missions; a group of eleven Skylab patches; approximately 65 stickers of various military aviation operations, squadrons, and aircraft like Desert Shield, ATKRON, Hawkeye, Tomcat, and the A–6 Intruder; an Apollo 14 astronaut wings pin; a set of five pins and tie tacks of various Apollo missions; a set of twelve cufflinks with Gemini-era capsules; a pair of Apollo 8 commemorative medallions; and an assemblage of fourteen NASA and aviation pins and medallions including a 40th Anniversary Saturn V Moon Rocket Engine Test medallion from the John C. Stennis Space Center. In overall fine condition, with some rusting and expected wear to medallions and pins. From the Leon Ford Collection.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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