Lot 541: Flown limited edition 8 x 8.5 swatch of Beta cloth bearing a 4? diameter mission insignia in the center, numbered 4/50, signed in black felt tip, "Edgar Mitchell—Moonwalker." The cloth bears a red "Lunar Receiving Laboratory" stamp initialed by Mitchell, "EM." In creating the limited edition series of flown Beta cloth mission patches, text including a lengthy quote from Mitchell and information about the mission was later added using the same silkscreen process that had been used for the mission emblem prior to flight. Includes a numbered certificate of authenticity, also signed in black felt tip by Mitchell, describing the history of these Beta cloths and certifying them as flown. Expertly matted and framed together to an overall size of 23.5 x 16.5. In fine condition.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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