Lot #8347
John Young's Apollo 16 Flown 'AB Emblem' Patch

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Estimate: $2500+

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Description

Scarce flown embroidered ‘AB Emblem’ Apollo 16 mission insignia patch carried to the moon on Apollo 16, measuring 4″ in diameter, 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 Apollo 16 ‘AB Emblem’ Embroidered Mission patch that accompanies this letter was flown to the Moon aboard the Apollo 16 mission April 16-27, 1972. This patch was a part of John W. Young’s personal collection since the mission." These handsome patches were worn on post-flight jumpsuits and flown as souvenirs. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: April 09 - April 16