USED BY JAMES IRWIN WHILE TRAVELING TO THE MOON – UTILITY TOWEL ASSEMBLY BAG.
Lot 275
USED BY JAMES IRWIN WHILE TRAVELING TO THE MOON – UTILITY TOWEL ASSEMBLY BAG.
Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
USED BY JAMES IRWIN WHILE TRAVELING TO THE MOON – UTILITY TOWEL ASSEMBLY BAG.
FLOWN CM Utility Towel Assembly. Medium to large size Beta Cloth bag, 8 x 4¾ inches with zipper top and blue identification tag. With a Typed Letter Signed by MRS. JAMES B. IRWIN.

MRS. IRWIN's signed provenance letter reads: "This Beta cloth was bag was carried on the flight of Apollo 15 and made over 70 orbits around the moon. The bag has an identification label that reads: "CM Utility Towel Assy., Mfg. By: B. Welson Co., P/N: SEB4210079-206, S/N: 1114, Date of Mfg.: 2/27/68.

The bag held cleaning towels for Jim's use while he was inside the Command Module named Endeavor. Apollo 15 was launched on 26 July 1971 and returned to earth on 7 August 1971. It was the fourth lunar landing of the Apollo Program."

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