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    Apollo 13 Flown Beta Cloth Mission Insignia Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander James Lovell, Signed and Certified. This dramatic and colorful mission insignia depicts three horses flying across space with the Latin slogan "Ex Luna, Scientia" (from the moon, knowledge). It has been professionally double-matted to 9" x 9". Lovell has signed on the cloth beneath the insignia: "James Lovell/ CDR" and on the mat beneath the patch: "This patch was flown on board the Apollo 13 Spacecraft/ on its voyage around the moon April 11-17 1970/ James Lovell/ CDR". Excellent condition.

    On the verso is attached the printed certification from Lovell, in part: "I hereby certify that this Apollo 13 insignia was flown on board the Apollo 13 Command Module, Odyssey during it's perilous flight around the moon April 11-17, 1970. It was one of 45 patches listed in the Commander's Personal Preference Kit and located in pouch part number SEB32100025-301, serial number 1016..."


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    30th Wednesday
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