Limited edition embroidered Aurora 7 50th Anniversary patch, 3.5 x 6, numbered 55/62, signed on a special strip applied to the reverse in black felt tip by Scott Carpenter. In fine condition. Accompanied by a signed certificate of authenticity from Carpenter, in part: "The embroidered Aurora 7 50th Anniversary patch…was designed and produced at my request to commemorate my Project Mercury orbital flight of May 24, 1962…The four stars represent my being the 4th American in space. The two stars together signify this being the second orbital mission. The three orbits of Aurora 7 are also represented with gold colored stitching and indicate that my craft landed downrange upon re-entry. I am very proud of this commemorative patch."
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