Apollo 13 Flown US Flag on Crew Signed Certificate

United States flag flown aboard Apollo 13, measuring 6 by 4 inches and is mounted on a vintage 10x12 inch certificate reading "THIS FLAG WAS ON BOARD APOLLO XIII DURING ITS FLIGHT AND EMERGENCY RETURN TO EARTH | APOLLO 13 | APRIL 11-17 1970 | LOVELL · SWIGERT · HAISE," with the Apollo 13 emblem, hand-signed by the crew: Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise.

Another vintage flag on a crew-signed certificate previously sold for $52,878 at RR Auction in April 2021. The auction listing can be viewed by clicking here.

Archive Id AP13-CSF-USA


This is one of the rarest, most sought-after Apollo 13 artifacts in the space collectibles market. This United States flag was flown aboard the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission that narrowly avoided disaster after an oxygen tank explosion several days into their mission. The flag is attached to the original certificate that has been hand-signed by the Apollo 13 crew.

Product Information:

  • Apollo 13 flown 6x4 inch United States flag
  • Mounted on a vintage 8x10 inch certificate hand-signed by the crew
  • Framed using UV reflective glass and archival materials for conservation
  • Includes an Apollo 13 embroidered patch held within the frame
  • Includes a Certificate of Authenticity from The Space Collective

Authenticity Information:

This artifact is attached to the original vintage award certificate and has been hand-signed by the crew, thus confirming its authenticity.

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