Lot #3302
Edgar Mitchell's Apollo Era Flight Jacket

Apollo-era flight jacket belonging to "E. D. Mitchell, MSC NASA"
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Estimate: $2500+

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Description

Apollo-era flight jacket belonging to "E. D. Mitchell, MSC NASA"

Edgar Mitchell’s blue flight jacket that he personally owned and wore during the Apollo program. The durable zippered jacket, medium regular size, features two front pockets, a left arm pocket, ribbed wool cuffs, collar, and waistband, and a Velcro-affixed leather name patch: “E. D. Mitchell, MSC NASA.” The original Flite Wear by Land Mfg. Co. tag is sewn into the collar area. In fine condition.

Accompanied by a signed letter of authenticity from Mitchell's daughter Karlyn, who states: "I hereby certify that this Apollo Era Blue flight jacket with his name tag attached is directly from Dr. Edgar Mitchell's collection. My father kept this flight jacket after he retired from NASA in 1972. It remained in his possession for the rest of his life." A handsome vintage flight jacket belonging to the sixth man to walk on the moon.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space
  • Dates: April 15 - April 22