FLOWN Apollo XII lapel pin, carried to LUNAR SURFACE
Lot 224
STARS AND STRIPES CARRIED TO THE LUNAR SURFACE.
Sold for US$ 7,320 inc. premium
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The Space Sale New York
16 Jul 2009 13:00 EDT

Auction 17402
Lot Details
STARS AND STRIPES CARRIED TO THE LUNAR SURFACE.
Flown Apollo 12 lapel pin, 10k gold, ¾ inch. In the shape of the moon with a US flag near the center. The reverse with text reading: "Flown to the Moon by an Intrepid crew, Apollo XII, November 1969," with Navy wings and the crew names.

Accompanied by an Autograph Note Signed by Commander Charles Conrad, which reads in part: "This gold lapel pin is one of 50 flown to the lunar surface during the flight of Apollo XII … This pin was on the lunar surface for over 31 hours on November 19-20, 1969. This is a special engraving on the back of the pin. It is from my personal collection."
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