Lot #4301
John Young's Apollo 16 Lunar Flown American Flag [Attested to by Susy Young]

"Flown to the lunar surface aboard the lunar module Orion"
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Estimate: $15000+

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Description

"Flown to the lunar surface aboard the lunar module Orion"

Super desirable flown American flag carried to the lunar surface during the Apollo 16 mission [attested to by Susy Young], measuring 5.75 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 small flag of the United States that accompanies this letter was flown to the lunar surface aboard the lunar module Orion during the Apollo 16 mission April 16-27, 1972. It has been a part of the John and Susy Young collection since returning from the mission." In fine condition. A magnificent flown flag carried to lunar terrain during the penultimate Apollo moon-landing mission.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: October 08 - October 15