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Apollo 15 Flown to the Lunar Surface Secret Flag

Carried Across the Lunar Surface on all 3 EVAs
Flag Hidden by Technician in Dave Scott's Oxygen Purge System
Includes a 14 Karat Gold Apollo 15 Medallion and Dave Scott signed Photo
Comes Directly from the Personal Collection of Apollo 15 Commander Dave Scott

Price: $13,750 SOLD

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The Flag in this limited edition presentation numbered 2/10 is one of the most rare, unusual and highly desirable items Moonpans has ever offered for sale. There is a hierarchy to flown in space collectables, going from flown to Earth Orbit, to flown to Lunar Orbit, to flown to the Lunar Surface. But the flag in this presentation went beyond being flown to the Lunar Surface, to actually being carried across the Lunar Surface during all three Apollo 15 EVAs inside Commander Dave Scott's OPS (Oxygen Purge System System). Plus, what makes these flags even more special is that Scott's OPS unit was worn by Al Worden during his Deep Space EVA, between the Earth and the Moon making 4 EVAs in total

Several of these mini US Flags each measuring 2.75 x 1.5 inches, were hidden before the mission by an unknown engineer in a beta cloth pouch inside a metal bracket within Dave Scott's OPS unit, which was located on top of the PLSS (Portable Life Support System).

It wasn't until after the mission, that the secret stash of flags were discovered and eventually handed to Dave Scott.

Accompanied by a signed letter of provenance from Scott, also numbered 2/10, describing in detail the history of each piece. In part: "I hereby certify that the small beta-cloth US flag…was carried inside a beta-cloth package mounted on an internal structural bracket of an Apollo 15 Oxygen Purge System (OPS) for three days of EVA excursions during Apollo 15, the first extended exploration of the Moon, July 26-August 7, 1971. The OPS, including this small beta cloth US flag, was attached to the top of the Portable Life Support System (PLSS) on the lunar surface such that in the event of a PLSS failure, the OPS flow provides 30 minutes of breathing oxygen to the crewman…Several weeks after Apollo 15, this OPS Bracket and Flag Package were shown to me by NASA senior management. According to management, a member of the JSC Crew Systems Division (CSD) had prepared the flags and secretly stowed them…I was given the OPS bracket and package of flags.

Image showing the OPS and the location where the small flags were hidden




Also included in the presentation is a 14k Gold Apollo 15 Medallion measuring 1 inch across, designed by famous Italian fashion designer, Emilio Pucci. The medallion were originally intended to fly on Apollo 15 but did not, due to weight restrictions. Plus a signed 6x4 inch photo of Dave Scott on Moon.

Overall size of frame is 13.75 x 16.75 inches, Flag measures 2.75 x 1.5 inches, Gold Medallion measures 1 inch across, photo measures 6 x 4 inches.


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Close up of the Flag and Medallion


Close up of the plaque below the signed photo


Dave Scott's signed and numbered COA


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