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    Apollo 15 Flown National Flag of Monaco Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot Al Worden, Signed and Certified, with Signed LOA. A 6" x 4.375" cloth flag of the Principality of Monaco that accompanied Dave Scott, Al Worden, and Jim Irwin to the moon on Apollo 15, July 26-August 7, 1971. The red over white horizontal bicolor design was adopted in 1881 and is based on the heraldic colors of the House of Grimaldi since the fourteenth century. Worden has signed on the lower edge: "Flown to the Moon on Apollo 15 Al Worden CMP". 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 Monaco 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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