Attractive flight-flown Beta cloth swatch, with a 3.5″ diameter Apollo 13 mission insignia in the center, double matted to an overall size of 9 x 9. Signed on the mat in black felt tip, “This patch was on board the Apollo 13 spacecraft on its flight around the Moon. 11—17 April 1971 James Lovell CDR.” In fine condition. Accompanied by a photocopied certificate of authenticity from Lovell stating this “was one of the 450 patches listed in the Commander’s Personal Preference Kit.” Pre-certified Scott Cornish and RR Auction COA.
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