LARGE US FLAG CARRIED ON APOLLO 15. Flown United States flag, silk, 11 x 17 inches.
Lot 240
LARGE US FLAG CARRIED ON APOLLO 15. Flown United States flag, silk, 11 x 17 inches.
Sold for US$ 6,000 inc. premium

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LARGE US FLAG CARRIED ON APOLLO 15. Flown United States flag, silk, 11 x 17 inches.
LARGE US FLAG CARRIED ON APOLLO 15.
Flown United States flag, silk, 11 x 17 inches.

A particularly large flown flag, carried to the Moon on board Apollo 15's Command Module Endeavor. With DAVE SCOTT'S SIGNED provenance note, stating that this flag "was flown around the Moon for 6 days (74 orbits)." He explains in detail the high points of the mission: "Jim Irwin and I landed the lunar module 'Falcon' on the Moon between Hadley Rille and the Apennine Mountains, an area located on the southeast edge of Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains). Using the first Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) we travelled 27.9km (17.3 miles) conducting three separate excursions to explore unique geological features in three distinct locations."
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