DescriptionApollo 12 Command Module Flown Food Packet Signed by and from the Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Alan Bean. A small vacuum-sealed packet, 5" x 3.5", containing eight cube-shaped "Toasted Bread Cubes" that flew in lunar orbit on America's second manned lunar landing mission. Bean has written on the plastic, "Flown to the/ moon in Yankee Clipper/ Nov. 1969/ Alan Bean/ Apollo 12 LMP". Also included with this lot is a handwritten letter on his personal letterhead, stating: "I certify that the food packet of 'Toasted Bread Cubes' identified by the numbers #9023 and WSD 16 flew aboard Yankee Clipper, our command module, into lunar orbit, 60 miles above the moon, on our Apollo 12 mission in November 12/24, 1969. Alan Bean Lunar Module Pilot Apollo 12". There is also a 4" x 6.75" photo of Bean holding the packet. Excellent condition save for a tiny smear on the packet's signature, mentioned for strict accuracy.
From the collection of Sue Bean-Gilliam.
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