FLAG OF EXPLORERS CLUB, FLOWN ON APOLLO 15.
Flown flag, silk, 6 x 4 inches. Mounted with printed caption reading "This flag carried aboard Apollo 15 during the first extended scientific exploration of the moon," mission patch, and color photograph of Jim Irwin saluting the US flag on the lunar surface, framed.
The mount SIGNED by DAVE SCOTT, AL WORDEN, and JIM IRWIN, and INSCRIBED "To Walter Wood with warmest personal regards from your fellow explorers of Apollo 15." Walter Abbott Wood [1907-1993] was a geographer, explorer and President of the American Geographical Society, the American Alpine Club, and the Explorers Club. Several astronauts are Explorers Club members, including Armstrong and Aldrin who carried a Club flag with them on Apollo 11.