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    Apollo 15 Flown Flag of Taiwan (Republic of China) Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission command Module Pilot Al Worden, Signed and Certified, with Signed LOA. A 6.25" x 4" cloth flag that was carried to the moon aboard Apollo 15, July 26-August 7, 1971, with crewmembers Dave Scott, Jim Irwin, and Al Worden. This flag design, adopted originally in 1928, is red with a blue canton bearing a white sun with twelve rays. In Chinese, it is described as: "Blue Sky, White Sun, and a Wholly Red Earth." Worden has signed at the lower edge: "Flown to the Moon on Apollo 15 Al Worden CMP". Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a signed letter of authenticity on his letterhead, stating (in part): "I hereby certify that this flag from China (Taiwan) included with this letter went to the moon aboard Apollo 15 in the spacecraft 'ENDEAVOUR'. It remained in the command module during the lunar orbit phase of the flight."


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    1st Friday
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