Apollo 14 Flown Alan Shepard Space Suit Piece Sells for $6,691 at NateDSanders.com
To auction, buy or sell Apollo 14 flown flags, Robbins medals or any other Apollo 14 flown items, please call Nate D. Sanders at (310) 440-2982 or email Nate@NateDSanders.com
Apollo 14 Flown
Apollo 14 flown items including Apollo 14 flown flags and Apollo 14 flown Robbins medals are in demand and are somewhat rare and pricey. Here is a list of the Apollo 14 flown items that we have sold at NateDSanders.com Auctions:
Swatch of Alan Shepard’s space suit from the Apollo 14 mission. This is a portion of the outermost layer of Shepard’s spacesuit worn while he conducted Extra Vehicular Activity on the Moon. This garment was a component of Shepard’s PLSS — Portable Life Support System. With an LOA from a member of the NASA personnel who worked on preparations for the Apollo 14 mission, to whom Shepard gave this. Measures approximately 1.5” square. With light soiling from moon dust. Sold for $6,691.
Apollo 14 Robbins medal, serial number 183, as one of 303 flown. Collectively, crewmembers Alan Shepard, Stuart Roosa, and Edgar Mitchell helped complete a successful 9-day lunar mission commencing 31 January 1971, as the eighth manned mission in the Apollo program and the third mission to land on the Moon. Oval medal features an emblem of the NASA astronaut pin, a star, given to U.S. astronauts upon completing their first space flight, and here, shooting through space toward the moon. Each astronaut’s last name is depicted along bottom edge. Verso lists launch, landing and re-entry dates along with the Robbins sterling silver hallmark. Serial number ”183” is engraved along edge. Coin measures 1.25” and is made of sterling silver, housed in its original ”Robbins Company” plastic box with an ”183” sticker on the bottom. Fine. With an LOA from Apollo 13 astronaut Jack Swigert’s sister. Sold for $5,000.
American flag flown to the moon aboard Apollo 14. Flown flag is mounted to a COA signed ”Alan Shepard”, ”Stuart Roosa” and ”Ed Mitchell”. COA reads in print, ”This flag was carried to the moon on the Apollo 14 mission to Fra Mauro / Apollo 14 / January 31-February 9, 1971”. Printed on the bottom third of the certificate is the Apollo 14 mission insignia. Cloth flag measures 6” x 4”, mounted to an overall size of 10” x 12”. Show through of to adhesive at flag corners, else near fine. Sold for $3,049.
To auction, buy or sell Apollo 14 flown flags or Robbins medals, please call Nate D. Sanders at (310) 440-2982 or email Nate@NateDSanders.com