Lot #5059
Alan Bean’s Apollo 12 Flown Data Bag

“Flown on Intrepid to the Moon by Pete and me, Alan Bean”
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Description

“Flown on Intrepid to the Moon by Pete and me, Alan Bean”

Large flown beta cloth data and checklist bag carried on Apollo 12, 10 x 11.5, signed and flight-certified in black felt tip, “Flown on Intrepid to the Moon by Pete and me, Alan Bean, Apollo 12 LMP.” The bag has a beta cloth flap with snap closure and a labeled patch, “LM XFER,” with another on the main body reading: “SEB 32100025–303, S/N 1021.” Faded ink notations in Bean’s hand and partially behind signature, reads: “Used Cards & Data Books.” In fine condition, with some light soiling and expected scattered wear from use. Accompanied by a letter of provenance signed by Bean and Command Module Pilot Richard Gordon, in full: “Flown with Conrad, Gordon, and Bean to the Moon aboard Yankee Clipper and Intrepid, November, 1969. This Beta Cloth Bag was used by Pete and me to transfer data and checklists from the Command Module to the Lunar Module prior to landing on the Moon.” This sizable flown Beta bag once contained an assortment of essential data charts and checklists instrumental in the success of Conrad and Bean’s day-long survey of the lunar surface. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Leon Ford Nasa Collection
  • Dates: June 18 - June 24





This item is Pre-Certified by STEVE ZARELLI
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