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    Apollo 12 Crew-Signed Unflown Beta Cloth Mission Insignia Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Alan Bean. A 9" square swatch with a 3" diameter color mission insignia at center. This was the second manned lunar landing mission and its mission insignia depicted a clipper ship arriving at the moon (it was an all-Navy crew), trailing fire and flying the U.S. flag. There are four stars in the background, one each for the three astronauts who flew the mission and one for Clifton Williams who was killed on October 5, 1967, during a training flight. He had been assigned to the back-up crew for what would be the Apollo 9 mission and would have most likely been assigned as lunar module pilot for Apollo 12. It is signed around the bottom of the insignia in different inks: "Charles Conrad Jr", "Richard Gordon", and "Alan Bean". An extraneous arrow drawn at top, excellent.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    14th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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