[APOLLO 10]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 10. "GRUMMAN" EMBROIDERED MISSION INSIGNIA PATCH FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG
DIRECTLY FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG, COMMAND MODULE PILOT OF APOLLO 10, VIA HIS ESTATE
FLOWN ON APOLLO 10
"GRUMMAN" EMBROIDERED MISSION INSIGNIA PATCH
FLOWN embroidered shield-shaped patch, 4¼ by 4 inches overall, depicting the roman numeral X alongside the Command Service Module and Lunar Module, with earth visible in the background, and the mission name and crewmember surnames ("Stafford | Young | Cernan") around the perimeter of the shield against a teal background. Affixed to a Typed Letter Signed by John Young's widow, Susy Young, on their personal letterhead.
Susy Young's provenance letter reads, in full: "I hereby certify that the Apollo 10 "Grumman" Embroidered Mission patch that accompanies this letter was flown to the Moon aboard the Apollo 10 mission May 18-26, 1969. This patch was part of John W. Young's personal collection since the mission. The protective package holding the patch is sealed with a holographic tamper-proof label, #1745092, to ensure authenticity, that will display a residual honeycomb design without number if removed."