Lot #400
Alan Bean

Bean: “Among those few flown by me aboard the Yankee Clipper”
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Estimate: $4000+

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Description

Bean: “Among those few flown by me aboard the Yankee Clipper”

Flown fabric American flag carried to the moon on the Apollo 12 mission, 6 x 4, signed and flight-certified in the lower right in black ink, “Flown to the Moon, Apollo XII Nov. 69, Alan Bean.” Affixed to a slightly larger card and attractively matted above a plaque and 7 x 5 card bearing an affixed Apollo 12 mission patch, signed in black felt tip by crew members Charles Conrad, Dick Gordon, and Alan Bean. Framed to an overall size of 15.25 x 21.5. In fine condition. Accompanied by a signed certificate of authenticity from Bean, in part: “This flag was among those few flown by me in my pilot preference kit aboard the command module Yankee Clipper...The mission patch is not flown but was autographed beneath by the Apollo XII crew shortly after our return.” An exceptionally appealing flown flag with rock-solid provenance from the mission’s LMP. The Leon Ford Collection. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs And Artifacts Featuring Animation
  • Dates: June 24 - July 13





This item is Pre-Certified by STEVE ZARELLI
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