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    The Patches from the IVA Space Suit Worn by Ron Evans on Apollo 17.

    Apollo 17 Command Module Pilot Ron Evans' Command Module Flown Space Suit Patches (Four) Directly from his Personal Collection. Offered here are all four of Ron Evans's Intra-Vehicular Activity space suit patches as worn by him on the last manned lunar space flight, December 7-19, 1972. As follows: (1-2) his "R. EVANS" nametag, 2.75" x 1.125" still sewn to the original suit material above the 4.5" square Apollo 17 mission insignia, both on an overall 5.5" x 7.5" piece worn on his left chest; (3) a 4.5" square NASA logo still sewn to a 5" x 6.25" piece worn on his far right chest; and (4) the American flag, 5" x 2.75" still sewn to a 6" x 3.75" piece from his left upper sleeve. Included with this lot is an 8" x 10" color photo taken aboard the Apollo 17 Command Module America on the trip home. Though cropped, the nametag, mission insignia, and flag are clearly visible. Rarely offered, especially as a complete set; a great opportunity for the astute or advanced space collector. Excellent condition with just a hint of fading.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Certification from Jan Evans (Mrs. Ron Evans) stating: "I certify that the four (4) patches offered with this letter (R. EVANS nametag, Apollo 17 emblem, NASA emblem and U.S. flag) were worn on my husband's IVA flight garment and flew to the moon aboard the Apollo 17 spacecraft, December 1972, These emblems have been with our family since the flight."




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    April, 2009
    1st Wednesday
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