Directly from the Personal Collection of John Young, Mission Commander of Apollo 16, via his Estate
[APOLLO 16]. FLOWN TO THE LUNAR SURFACE ON APOLLO 16. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FLAG FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG
Estimate: 12,500 - 15,000 USD
DIRECTLY FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG, MISSION COMMANDER OF APOLLO 16, VIA HIS ESTATE
FLOWN ON APOLLO 16
LUNAR MODULE FLOWN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FLAG
LUNAR SURFACE FLOWN cloth flag of the United States of America, 4 by 6 inches. Displayed on a Typed Letter Signed by John Young's widow, Susy Young, on their personal letterhead.
Susy Young's provenance letter reads: "I hereby certify that the flag of the UNITED STATES that accompanies this letter was flown to the lunar surface in John Young's LM PPK aboard the Apollo 16 mission to the Moon April 16-27, 1972. It has been a part of John W. Young's personal collection since returning from the mission. The flag has a holographic tamper-proof label attached, #1733290, to ensure authenticity, that will display a residual honeycomb design without number if removed."