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    Apollo 14

    Apollo 14 Flown American Flag and Mission Patch on Crew-Signed Presentation Mat to Attorney Paul Sawyer, in Framed Display. A 5.625" x 3.875" U.S. cloth flag and a 4.125" x 3.625" Beta cloth mission insignia patch mounted with a color lunar surface photo of the LM Antares at Fra Mauro, framed to an overall 20.25" x 16.25". Alan Shepard has signed on the mat board beneath the photo: "To Paul Sawyer -/ whose friendship and guidance have helped/ with our terrestrial problems - with sincere appreciation-/ Alan Shepard". Also signed: "Stuart A Roosa" and "Ed Mitchell". Handwritten on the mat, beneath the patch, is "Flag and insignia carried to the moon/ on board Apollo 14 - 1/31 to 2/9/71". Paul Sawyer was a New York lawyer who represented the astronauts in negotiating exclusive rights to their stories for magazines, also later a consultant to NASA. Light dampstaining at lower right, scratches to the frame, and fading to the Roosa signature, otherwise very fine.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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