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Apollo
 
 
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Lot 1221
Apollo 12, 1969, FLOWN Sterling Silver Robbins Medallion (32mm.) This round limited edition medallion (No. 89/262) is engraved on the reverse with the Launch (November 14, 1969), Moon Landing (November 19, 1969) and Recovery (November 24, 1969). Superb condition with even toning.
Estimated Value $2,500 - 3,500.
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Realized
$2,124
Lot 1222
Apollo 12, 1969, FLOWN US Flag (6x4") attached to a printed certificate (framed to 10x12") that reads, in part: "This flag sailed to the moon on Yankee Clipper, the second manned lunar flight". There is an inscription ("To the Finlay's with best wishes from Apollo XII") at left and the crew has HAND-SIGNED the certificate at the bottom. Unusually fresh and clean.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,500.
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Realized
$1,980
Lot 1223
Apollo 12, 1969, FLOWN "Lunar Landing Training Vehicle Patch. "(4") This patch is mounted on a wooden plaque (5x7") with a descriptive metal plaque that reads: "Jere B. Cobb / Lunar Landing Training Vehicle / Manned Spacecraft Center / Houston, TX". ALSO included is a metal plate presentation plaque showing the LLTV vehicle itself with plate autographs of all of the Apollo astronauts who used the vehicle in training. The consignor's COA reads: "I was an instructor in the Lunar Landing Training Vehicle and the Prime Instructor for Pete Conrad, the Apollo 12 Commander. When he flew to the moon, he was kind enough to take this LLTV patch with him and present it to me (on his return)." Even unflown patches for the LLTV are extremely rare.
Estimated Value $500 - 750.
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Realized
$797
Lot 1224
Apollo 12, 1969, FLOWN Gold Foil, Heat Shield and Kapton Foil material (each .25x.3") mounted in a multicolor lucite desk display (4x3x1.5") that reads, in part: "Attached to this display are actual segments flown heatshield material and flown and off cut Kapton Foil material from the Command Module "Yankee Clipper" and the Lunar Module "Intrepid" that were all part of the Historic mission to the Moon by Astronauts Charles "Pete" Conrad, Alan Bean and Richard Gordon". Consignor's photocopy COA included. Attractive and scarce.
Estimated Value $350 - 500.
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Lot 1225
Apollo 12, 1969, FLOWN "Silver Star" on 2.5x4") Laminated Card. This striking card reads: "Flown on 2nd Manned Lunar Landing Apollo XII". Only a limited number of these cards were issued to NASA insiders. The cards are seldom available.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$271
Lot 1226
Apollo 12, 1969, Charles Conrad Autograph. On a NASA 8x10' glossy photo with red ID number. He has inscribed the photo: "To Father. Good hunting "Pete" Charles Conrad". Pristine condition and rare.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
Ex. the Donald "Deke"Slayton Family collection.

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$236
Lot 1227
Apollo 12, 1969, Dick Gordon Autograph. On a NASA 8x10' glossy photo with red ID number. He has inscribed the photo: "To "The Boss - With personal regards!" Pristine condition and rare.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
Ex. the Donald "Deke"Slayton Family collection.

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$288
Lot 1228
Apollo 12, 1969, Alan Bean Autograph. On a NASA 8x10" color lithograph of him in his white space suit. He has inscribed the piece: "To Deke - I started to buy you an expensive present but knew you would like this much better. Best regards". Wax mounting marks on the reverse, but an attractive piece of memorabilia.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
Ex. the Donald "Deke"Slayton Family collection.

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$216
Lot 1229
Apollo 12, 1969, Alan Bean Autograph. On a NASA 8x10" glossy photo with red ID number. He has inscribed the photo: "To Deke Slayton - Man with a Golden Heart". Pristine condition and rare.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
Ex. the Donald "Deke"Slayton Family collection.

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$142
Lot 1230
Apollo 12, 1969, NASA 8x10" Lunar Surface Mapping Photos. Lot of 100+ NASA 8x10" glossy black and white photos + 115+ similar Polaroid lunar surface photos. These were all taken during the flight as part of the lunar surface mapping project. They were taken with the magazine "T" camera and have latitude marked. Most are also in consecutive frame order. Also some sextant photos. An interesting lot in generally excellent condition.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$944
Lot 1231
Apollo 12, 1969, NASA 16mm. Color Film Roll. This sealed 16mm reel is of the A-12 Landing "with Sound". We haven't opened the tape seal on this film can to check the film itself, but it is undoubtedly sound and a history of its time.
Estimated Value $150 - 250.
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Realized
$83
Lot 1232
Apollo 12, 1969, Igneous Rock" Tie Tac (.75") This rock was collected by the consignor during his Geology training for Apollo 12. At some point, he had it made into a tie tac and it has remained in his jewelry drawer far all these years. A nice piece of memorabilia.
Estimated Value $150 - 250.
Ex. the astronaut Richard "Dick" Gordon collection.

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Lot 1233
Apollo 13, 1970, "FLOWN" Sterling Silver Robbins Medallion (32mm.) This round limited edition medallion (No. 241/404) is engraved on the reverse with the Launch (April 11, 1970) and Recovery (April 17, 1970). All of the original flown medallions were melted to acknowledge the special circumstances encountered on this flight, and the flown silver from the original medallions was used to make these medallions. Popular and scarce. Superb condition with even toning.
Estimated Value $2,500 - 3,500.
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Realized
$1,711
Lot 1234
Apollo 13, 1970, FLOWN US Flag (6x4") attached to a printed certificate (framed to 10x12") that reads, in part: "This flag was on board Apollo XIII during its flight and emergency return to earth". Printed crew signatures. Seldom available. Unusually clean and attractive.
Estimated Value $2,500 - 3,500.
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Realized
$3,186
Lot 1235
Apollo 13, 1970, FLOWN Heatshield (2x1") A complete heatshield plug with metal base. The heatshield is mounted in a clear lucite cylinder (3x3") that is engraved on the bottom: "Apollo 13 / April 11-17, 1970." Rare and seldom available.
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,500.
Ex. the Donald "Deke"Slayton Family collection.

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Realized
$2,006
Lot 1236
Apollo 13, FLOWN Heatshield Fragments. Mounted in a clear lucite cylinder (3x3") that is engraved on the bottom: "Apollo XIII / Flown Heat Shield Fragments // April 11-17, 1970". Consignor's COA included. Clean and attractive.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$165
Lot 1237
Apollo 13, FLOWN Heatshield Fragments. Mounted in a clear lucite cylinder (3x3") that is engraved on the bottom: "Apollo XIII / Flown Heat Shield Fragments // April 11-17, 1970". Consignor's COA included. Clean and attractive.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$201
Lot 1238
Apollo 13, FLOWN Heatshield Fragments. Mounted in a clear lucite cylinder (3x3") that is engraved on the bottom: "Apollo XIII / Flown Heat Shield Fragments // April 11-17, 1970". Consignor's COA included. Clean and attractive.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$189
Lot 1239
Apollo 13, 1970, FLOWN Heatshield, Gold Foil and Parachute Fragments. Each (.25x.3") mounted in a multicolor lucite desk display (4x3x1.5") that reads, in part: "Flown relics from Apollo XIII". Consignor's photocopy COA included. Attractive and scarce.
Estimated Value $350 - 500.
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Realized
$118
Lot 1240
Apollo 13, 1970, FLOWN Gold Mylar Foil (.5x.5") mounted in a clear lucite cylinder (1x2.5") that is engraved: "Apollo XIII / April 13-17, 1970 // Command Module / Flown Mylar Foil". Clean and attractive.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$142
Lot 1241
Apollo 13, 1970, FLOWN Gold Mylar Foil (.5x.5") mounted in a clear lucite cylinder (1x2.5") that is engraved: "Apollo XIII / April 13-17, 1970 // Command Module / Flown Mylar Foil". Clean and attractive.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$142
Lot 1242
Apollo 13, 1970, FLOWN Gold Mylar Foil (.5x.5") mounted in a clear lucite cylinder (1x2.5") that is engraved: "Apollo XIII / April 13-17, 1970 // Command Module / Flown Mylar Foil". Clean and attractive.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$142
Lot 1243
Apollo 13, 1970, James Lovell, Fred Haise & Jack Swigert Autographs. At the top of an "Ancient Order of the Deep" multicolor printed certificate on paper stating that Dick Williamson, having been found worthy to be numbered as one of out trusty shellbacks, he has been duly initiated into the …"Order". A gold seal of the USS Iwo Jima is at the bottom. Some corner faults, but a striking piece of memorabilia.
Estimated Value $750 - 1,000.
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Realized
$472
Lot 1244
Apollo 13, 1970, "USS IWO JIMA" Ship Photo (14x11") This black and white, official ship photo has the magenta "Apollo 13, Pacific Recovery Force" magenta handstamp at the bottom surrounded by the autographs of 16 members of the NASA photo crew and Press sent to the ship to record the recovery of Apollo 13. Note the autograph of Dick Williamson boldly signed at the top center of the group. A gold add-on ship's seal is at the top right of the photo. The photo has several minor faults including a "crimp" in the paper above the ship. This photo is extremely rare and may well be unique today.
Estimated Value $500 - 750.
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Realized
$472
Lot 1245
Apollo 13, 1970, Crew Patch (100mm.) An attractive crew patch that appears to be different (both in size and embroidery) from the various iterations of this patch pictured on the web site "Space Mission Patches". Since the patch was consigned by a former NASA space suit technician who was very involved with the astronauts and their training, the odds are fairly good that this is an original patch. Boldly embroidered.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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$236
Lot 1246
Apollo 13, 1970, "Melted Apollo Service Module Oxygen Tank Electrical Connector" (1x.5") This piece is mounted in a clear lucite cylinder. A "Stuckey" COA is included that reads: "After the Apollo 13 accident, the explosion was linked to a frayed electrical wire inside the oxygen tank of the Service Module. Tests were conducted at the Johnson Space Center (JSC), which verified this theory. I was responsible for having the NASA JSC machine shop drill small flaws in wiring samples before they were installed inside a test oxygen tank. Mounted in clear Lucite is the connector end of a sample that did cause a test explosion. This sample has been in my possession since the tests were concluded". Attractive and historically important.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$354
Lot 1247
  Apollo 13, 1970, NASA 70mm.Color Film. A strip of about 15 frames (AS-13-58-8466-8481) showing the Command Module (?) in space. This is scarce footage taken from a distance. It doesn't show that much, BUT, this is what NASA had to work with at the time.
Estimated Value $150 - 250.
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Lot 1248
Apollo 13, 1970, NASA Publicity Photos. Lot of NASA 8x11" color glossy photos with red ID numbers (x75+) and black and white glossy publicity photos (x3). Mostly behind-the-scenes photos. Scarce.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
Ex. the Mitchell Sharpe Estate collection.

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$342
Lot 1249
Apollo 14, 1971, FLOWN "In-Flight Helmet Storage Bag (18x18") This white, Beta Cloth draw-string bag has two metal rings attached to one side below a large letter "C". The ID labels reads: "In-Flt. Helmet Stow Bag / Mfg by B. Welson Co./ P/N SEB 131000077-206 / S/N 1141 / Date of Mfg. 3/68". The bag is extensively stained on the inside with some bleeding onto the exterior. An important piece of memorabilia.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,500.
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Realized
$7,965
Lot 1250
Apollo 14, 1971, FLOWN Kapton Foil, Beta Cloth, Main Parachute Strap Material and Heatshield Fragments (each .25x.3") mounted in a multicolor lucite desk display (4x3x1.5") that reads, in part: "Attached to this display are actual flown fragments of Kapton Foil, Beta Cloth, Beta Cloth Strap material and fragments of Heatshield material that were all part of the Apollo 14 Command Module "Kitty Hawk". Consignor's photocopy COA included. Attractive and scarce.
Estimated Value $350 - 500.
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$130
Lot 1251
Apollo 14, 1971, Alan Shepard Presentation Launch Photo (20x26") A striking, professionally matted and framed piece of memorabilia that is inscribed: "To Bobbie Slayton / With appreciation for all your effort on expanding the legacy which Deke left us / Alan Shepard 5/30/96". A beautiful piece of art and a true reflection of how the astronauts felt about Deke, their "Boss".
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
Ex. the Donald "Deke"Slayton Family collection.

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$620
Lot 1252
Apollo 14, 1971, Al Shepard, Stu Roosa & Ed Mitchell Autographs. On a NASA 8x10" lunar surface glossy photo. Inscribed. Small corner wrinkles should not detract.
Estimated Value $350 - 500.
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Realized
$738
Lot 1253
Apollo 14, 1971, 3-D "Landing Site" Lunar Topographical Map (28x25") This massive 3-D plastic map is an exact 1:8,000 scale reproduction of the Apollo 14 landing site at Fra Mauro. Produced by the US Army Typographical Command at the request of the Department of Defence, this map was used to familiarize the Apollo astronauts with what they would see when they approached the landing site during landing. The map also gave them a view of the surrounding terrain since they would have mainly tunnel vision during landing. Extensively repaired and with pieces missing in addition to being quite fragile, but an important piece of memorabilia. The various craters and features are not named on this version of the map. This is only the second or third time we have ever seen one of these maps. NOTE: This piece will require special UPS packing and shipping due to size and fragility (the weight is negligible). Domestic sale recommended as we cannot guarantee what customs will do to the piece if shipped overseas.
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,500.
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Realized
$236
Lot 1254
Apollo 14, 1971, "Beep Beep" Backup Crew Patch (4") This scarce highly embroidered patch is almost never available. This example is in original condition and has the A-B Emblem label on the reverse. ALSO included is an original Primary Apollo 14 crew patch so the buyer has the complete set. Both came from a NASA suit tech that was closely involved with astronaut training. Rare.
Estimated Value $350 - 500.
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Realized
$649
Lot 1255
Apollo 14, 1971, NASA Lunar Surface Mapping Photos. Lot of NASA 8x10" glossy lunar surface mapping photos. Included are about 100 different photos from magazine "P" (500mm), 85+ photos from magazine "Q" (80mm stereo, Rev 26) and 40+ photos from magazine "Q" (Theophilus to Descartes). Most are consecutively numbered. These photos were for internal use and are seldom available to collectors.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$519
Lot 1256
Apollo 14, 1971, NASA Charts and Photos. Lot of two NASA printed charts (17x22") showing A-14 EVA sites and the general Landing Site. ALSO three NASA black and white Lunar Topographical Maps (19x30"). These were not for general distribution. Some faults should not matter.
Estimated Value $150 - 250.
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$54
Lot 1257
Apollo 15, 1971, FLOWN US Flag (4x6") attached to a printed presentation certificate (10x12") that reads: "This flag was flown aboard the first extended scientific exploration of the moon". There are black printed autographs of the crew below their printed names. The certificate shows some aging, having been kept in its original manila envelope for many years. Rare and attractive. The usual tape stains and toning on the certificate on the flag should not detract.
Estimated Value $2,500 - 3,500.
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$2,950
Lot 1258
Apollo 15, 1971, FLOWN Gold Foil, Parachute, Heat Shield and Orbiter Chart Fragments (each .25x.3") mounted in a multicolor lucite desk display (4x3x1.5") that reads, in part: "Attached to this display are actual fragments of Heat Shield, Main Parachute material, segment of Lunar Orbiter Chart that were all part of the Apollo 15 Command Module "Endeavour". Consignor's photocopy COA included. Attractive and scarce.
Estimated Value $350 - 500.
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Realized
$130
Lot 1259
Apollo 15, 1971, FLOWN Gold Mylar Foil (.5x.5") mounted in a clear lucite cylinder (1x2.5") that is engraved: "Apollo XV / July 26-7 August, 1971 // Command Module / Flown Mylar Foil". Clean and attractive.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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$212
Lot 1260
Apollo 15, 1971, FLOWN Gold Mylar Foil (.5x.5") mounted in a clear lucite cylinder (1x2.5") that is engraved: "Apollo XV / July 26-7 August, 1971 // Command Module / Flown Mylar Foil". Clean and attractive.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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$201
Lot 1261
Apollo 15, 1971, FLOWN Gold Mylar Foil (.5x.5") mounted in a clear lucite cylinder (1x2.5") that is engraved: "Apollo XV / July 26-7 August, 1971 // Command Module / Flown Mylar Foil". Clean and attractive.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$212
Lot 1262
Apollo 15, 1971, Dave Scott, Al Worden & Jim Irwin Autographs. On a 2 August Event cover commemorating the date Dave Scott cancelled an envelope on the lunar surface. Boldly signed and clean.
Estimated Value $350 - 500.
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$118
Lot 1263
Apollo 15, 1971, Dave Scott Autograph. On a NASA 8x10" glossy photo with red ID number. He has inscribed the photo: "To Deke with many thanks for your guidance and leadership". Pristine condition and rare.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
Ex. the Donald "Deke"Slayton Family collection.

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Lot 1264
Apollo 15, 1971, Dave Scott Presentation Plaque (10x12") with a color portrait of Scott in the center and inscribed: "To Mrs James Fletcher with warm personal regards and sincere appreciation for your continued support (signed) Dave Scott". Some mat toning, but an attractive piece of memorabilia.
Estimated Value $350 - 500.
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Lot 1265
Apollo 15, 1971, 3-D "Landing Site" Lunar Topographical Map (30x37") This massive 3-D plastic map is an exact 1:12,500 scale reproduction of the Apollo 15 landing site at Hadley Rille. Produced by the US Army Typographical Command at the request of the Department of Defence, this map was used to familiarize the Apollo astronauts with what they would see when they approached the landing site during landing. The map also gave the astronauts a view of the surroundings around their landing site since they would mainly have tunnel vision during the actual landing itself. Extensive faults and quite fragile, but an important piece of memorabilia. This is only the second or third time we have ever seen one of these maps. NOTE: This piece will require special UPS packing and shipping due size and fragility (weight is negligible). Domestic sale recommended as we cannot guarantee what customs will do to the piece if shipped overseas.
Estimated Value $750 - 1,000.
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Realized
$590
Lot 1266
Apollo 15, 1971, 70mm. NASA Film Roll. This metal reel is marked out the outside Apollo 15 and on the film leader "Apollo 15 / Mag. M". The NASA film index for this flight indicates that this reel contains extensive lunar footage as well as EVA footage. This reel should be an important addition to the collection of anyone interested in this flight.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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$165
Lot 1267
Apollo 16, 1972, FLOWN US FLAG & "TEXAS AGGIES" School Patch (4x6" and 3.5x4", framed to 21x17") This striking presentation is mounted on posterboard with a tape inscription that reads: "This flag and patch carried to the moon aboard Apollo 16 during the first scientific exploration of the lunar highlands. April 16-27, 1972". There is a color photo of Charlie Duke on the lunar surface at left below which is a hand-written inscription "Presented to Bob Finlay with best wishes - Charlie Duke". This is the first time we have seen this type of presentation.
Estimated Value $4,000 - 6,000.
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Realized
$2,301
Lot 1268
Apollo 16, 1972, FLOWN US Flag (4x6") attached to a printed presentation certificate (10x12") that reads: "This flag was flown aboard the first Apollo mission to the Lunar Highlands". There are blue printed autographs of the crew and Charlie Duke has inscribed and signed at the lower right: "To Ben and ? with best wishes to two of my favorite people. You are topped only by two great Carolinians". The certificate shows some aging, having been kept in its original manila envelope for many years. Rare and attractive. The usual tape stains on the flag should not detract.
Estimated Value $2,500 - 3,500.
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Realized
$2,714
Lot 1269
Apollo 16, 1972, FLOWN Gold Foil, Ablative Plug Material and Heat Shield Fragments (each .25x.3") mounted in a multicolor lucite desk display (4x3x1.5") that reads, in part: "Attached to this display are actual flown fragments of Kapton Foil, Ablative Plug material and Heatshield that were all part of the Apollo 14 Command Module - Casper". Consignor's photocopy COA included. Attractive and scarce.
Estimated Value $350 - 500.
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$130
Lot 1270
Apollo 16, 1972, FLOWN Gold Mylar Foil (.5x.5") mounted in a clear lucite cylinder (1x2.5") that is engraved: "Apollo XVI / April 16-27, 1972 // Command Module / Flown Mylar Foil". Clean and attractive.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.
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Realized
$177



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