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    Apollo 15 Flown Flag of Luxembourg Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot Al Worden, Signed and Certified, with Signed LOA. A 5.75" x 4.25" flag of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg that flew to the moon aboard Apollo 15, July 26-August 7, 1971, with crewmembers Dave Scott, Al Worden, and Jim Irwin. The flag, a horizontal red, white, and blue tri-color, was officially adopted in 1972, though in use since the mid-1840s. Worden has signed on the bottom edge: "Flown to the Moon on Apollo 15 Al Worden CMP". This is the first space-flown flag from Luxembourg Heritage has had the privilege to offer. Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a letter of authenticity signed "Al Worden" on his letterhead, stating (in part): "I hereby certify that this flag from Luxembourg 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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    November, 2011
    30th Wednesday
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