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    Apollo 16 Flown Embroidered Mission Insignia Patch Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander John Young, Signed and Certified. This 4.125" diameter patch flew with crewmembers John Young, Ken Mattingly, and Charlie Duke aboard Apollo 16, April 16-27, 1972. The design for this insignia features an eagle with outstretched wings atop a red, white, and blue shield, all above the lunar surface. The NASA logo element vector symbol is across the shield on which is written "APOLLO 16". The blue border contains sixteen silver stars and the surnames of the crew; it is surrounded by a bright yellow border. Young has signed on the verso: "Flown/ John W. Young" with superb contrast. Excellent.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    22nd Friday
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