Lot 9228: Flown 9 x 9 swatch of Beta cloth bearing a 3.5? diameter Apollo 7 mission emblem in the center, signed and flight-certified at the bottom in black ink, "This Beta emblem flew with me on Apollo 7, October 1968, Walt Cunningham, Apollo 7." In fine condition. Accompanied by a signed certificate of authenticity from Cunningham, in part: "This beta cloth patch is from my personal collection of memorabilia from my Astronaut career…This beta cloth patch flew 4,500,000 miles on the first manned Apollo mission, October 11–22, 1968." A wonderful example boldly certified by the lunar module pilot of Apollo 7.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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