A 4 x 4 swatch of beta cloth with a three-inch diameter Apollo 12 mission insignia printed in the center. The Apollo 12 mission patch shows the crew's Navy background as it features a clipper ship arriving at the moon. The ship trails fire and flies the flag of the United States. The patch has four stars on it—one each for the three astronauts who flew the mission and one for Clifton Williams. Williams was killed on October 5, 1967, after a mechanical failure caused the controls of his T-38 trainer to stop responding. He had been assigned to the back-up crew for what would be the Apollo 9 mission and would have most likely been assigned as Lunar Module pilot for Apollo 12. In fine condition, with some scattered light soiling. RRAuction COA.
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