Flown fabric American flag and embroidered Apollo 10 mission patch carried into lunar orbit during the Apollo 10 mission. The flag, 5.75 x 4, and patch, 4 x 4, are affixed to a 13.25 x 10.25 presentation sheet with printed text, "This flag and patch carried to the moon on Apollo X 18-26 May 1969, To Alvin H. Bishop, Jr., with our sincere thanks," which is signed below in black felt tip, "Tom Stafford," "John Young," and "Gene Cernan." Handsomely framed with UV-resistant glass and acid-free matting to an overall size of 22 x 19. In fine condition. Al Bishop was an aerospace public relations specialist at NASA whose specially designed cachet of 'Bishop' insurance covers, printed specifically for the crew, their families and friends, have become prized collectables amongst the space and philatelic communities.
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