Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-51-D) Flown Mission Patch Worn by Mission Specialist S. David Griggs and Directly from his Personal Collection. This flown and worn embroidered mission insignia patch, 5.25" x 4" overall, was mounted to a printed sheet with the text "Man-Systems Division Presents to: S. DAVID GRIGGS MISSION SPECIALIST" above, and "This original patch worn during your STS-51D Mission" below. This sheet is matted and framed to 14" x 12". STS-51-D was the sixteenth overall flight in the shuttle program and the fourth flight for the Discovery orbiter. The crew of seven that included U.S. Senator Jake Garn (R-Utah) orbited the Earth 110 times, April 12-19, 1985, with takeoff and landing both at the Kennedy Space Center. This was Griggs' first and only space flight; he was in training as pilot of STS-33 when tragically killed in the crash of a vintage WWII plane he was piloting. Frame a bit scratched, excellent condition overall; the patch is loose within the frame, easily repaired.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2010
    21st Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,122

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 24 days left to consign to the 2018 September 30 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Beverly Hills!

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $619,240