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    Apollo 15 Flown National Flag of the Philippines Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot Al Worden, Signed and Certified, with Signed LOA. A 5.625" x 4" cloth Philippine flag that accompanied Dave Scott, James Irwin, and Al Worden to the moon on Apollo 15, July 26-August 7, 1971. The design of this flag, adopted in 1898, is a horizontal bicolor of blue over red with a white triangle at the hoist containing a yellow sun with eight rays and three five-pointed yellow stars. Worden has signed along the bottom edge: "Flown to the Moon on Apollo 15 Al Worden CMP". Excellent condition with a bit of unraveling at the top left corner.

    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 Philippines 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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    May, 2012
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