Lot #4373
Apollo 13 Flown Patch

Rare "President's Council" patch carried on Apollo 13's Odyssey
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Estimate: $800+

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Description

Rare "President's Council" patch carried on Apollo 13's Odyssey

Flown embroidered "President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports" patch carried aboard the Command Module Odyssey during the Apollo 13 mission, measuring 3″ in diameter. In fine condition. Accompanied by two signed letters of authenticity from Apollo 13 Commander James Lovell. One letter, signed "James Lovell, Commander Apollo 13," in full: "The President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports patch was flown on board the Apollo 13 Command Module Odyssey during its flight around the moon April 11-17, 1970. It was stored in the Commander's Personal Preference Kit. The patch would have remained in Odyssey had we landed on the moon." Accompanied by a zip-lock bag annotated in Lovell's own hand, "PCPFS Patches flown on Apollo 13." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: October 11 - October 18





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