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    Apollo 15 Flown National Flag of The Netherlands Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot Al Worden, Signed and Certified, with Signed LOA. A 6" x 4.375" cloth national flag that accompanied Dave Scott, Al Worden, and Jim Irwin to the moon and back on their 1.4 million mile journey, July 26-August 7, 1971. This tri-color red, white, and blue design was first introduced in 1572. Worden has signed on the lower portion of the white stripe: "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 the Netherlands included with this letter and marked with my signature and flight number went to the moon aboard Apollo 15 in the spacecraft 'ENDEAVOUR'..."


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    June, 2011
    3rd Friday
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