Lot 9207: Exceptional display of beta cloth patches depicting the eleven manned Apollo space mission insignias, ranging in size from 3 x 3 to 4.75 x 4, and encircling a 6.5 x 4.25 beta cloth American flag. Includes an Owens/Corning Fiberglas information sheet, reading, in part: "Fiberglas materials have made important contributions—from fire–safe textiles in space suits to insulation and reinforcements in the command ship, the lunar module and the lunar rover. These Apollo mission emblems are printed on Beta fabric, the same material which formed the outer protective layer of space suits, worn by the Apollo astronauts." Matted and framed to an overall size of 17.5 x 21.5. In overall fine condition. The Leon Ford Collection.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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