Flown embroidered Apollo 12 mission patch flag patch carried into lunar orbit aboard the Command Module Yankee Clipper, measuring 4″ in diameter, signed on the reverse in black felt tip, “Alan L. Bean.” In fine condition. From the personal collection of Alan Bean. Accompanied by a lengthy handwritten and flight-certified letter of provenance from Bean, in full: “I hereby certify that the accompanying Apollo XII embroidered patch traveled to the moon with Pete Conrad and Dick Gordon and me in our command module, ‘Yankee Clipper’ in November of 1969. We helped design our mission patch and it meant a lot to us on our 10 day mission. This patch has been in my personal collection since our return to planet Earth.”
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