Lot #2337
John Young's Apollo 16 Flown California State Flag

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Estimate: $2000+

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Description

Rare flown California state flag carried to the moon on Apollo 16, measuring 6 x 4, encapsulated in a tamper-proof sleeve and affixed to a certificate of authenticity signed by Susy Young, the wife of the late Command Module Pilot John Young, in part: "I hereby certify that the flag of the state of California that accompanies this letter was flown to the Moon aboard the Apollo 16 mission April 16-27, 1972. It has been a part of John W. Young’s personal collection since returning from the mission." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: October 11 - October 17