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[APOLLO 16]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 16. "LION BROTHERS" EMBROIDERED MISSION INSIGNIA PATCH FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 USD

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

[APOLLO 16]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 16. "LION BROTHERS" EMBROIDERED MISSION INSIGNIA PATCH FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG

[APOLLO 16]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 16. "LION BROTHERS" EMBROIDERED MISSION INSIGNIA PATCH FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot sold:

2,750

USD

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

FLOWN ON APOLLO 16 

"LION BROTHERS" EMBROIDERED MISSION INSIGNIA PATCH


FLOWN embroidered patch, 4¼ inches in diameter, depicting an eagle with outstretched wings atop a red white and blue shield emblazoned with the mission name, with stars and the crewmember surnames ("Young • Mattingly • Duke") around the perimeter. 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 16 "Lion Brothers" Embroidered Mission patch that accompanies this letter was flown 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, #1745114, to ensure authenticity, that will display a residual honeycomb design without number if removed." 

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