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[APOLLO 16]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 16. "GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY" EMBROIDERED PATCH FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 USD

Directly from the Personal Collection of John Young, Mission Commander of Apollo 16, via his Estate

[APOLLO 16]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 16. "GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY" EMBROIDERED PATCH FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG

[APOLLO 16]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 16. "GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY" EMBROIDERED PATCH FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

2,000

USD

DIRECTLY FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG, MISSION COMMANDER OF APOLLO 16, VIA HIS ESTATE

FLOWN ON APOLLO 16 

"GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY" EMBROIDERED PATCH 


FLOWN embroidered patch, 3½ inches in diameter, depicting the Georgia Institute of Technology seal: a shield bearing the old university gate in Athens surrounded by the gearwheel of technology, with an eternal flame symbolizing knowledge placed atop the shield. Affixed to a Typed Letter Signed by John Young's widow, Susy Young, on their personal letterhead.


Georgia Tech was John Young's alma mater, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree with highest honors in Aeronautical Engineering in 1952. 

Susy Young's provenance letter reads, in full: "I hereby certify that the "Georgia Institute of Technology" Embroidered patch that accompanies this letter was flown to the Moon aboard the Apollo 16 mission April 16-27, 1972. 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, #1733271, to ensure authenticity, that will display a residual honeycomb design without number if removed." 

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