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Apollo 16 - 4" - Crew Replica - A-B Emblem

A version of the A-B Emblem was recently identified as the type as word by the crew after their flight. The patch is identified by having darker thread used for the crater details on the front. While hard to distinguish from the front, it is readily observed on the back side where the two colors of grey are very obvious. This patch was later made in a replica form for the Willabee and Ward patch set, with a plastic back. 

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Apollo 16 - 4" - Crew Version - A-B Emblem

This version of the A-B Emblem was recently identified as the type as word by the crew after their flight. The patch is identified by having darker thread used for the crater details on the front. While hard to distinguish from the front, it is readily observed on the back side where the two colors of grey are very obvious. This patch was later made in a replica form for the Willabee and Ward patch set, with a plastic back.

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Apollo 17 - 3" - Cape Kennedy Medals V2

This is a secondary type of Apollo 17 patch identified in Cape Kennedy Medals packaging. Still trying to locate a patch photo. 

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Apollo 1 - 3" - Cape Kennedy Medals

Cape Kennedy Medals, cloth back

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Apollo 16 - 5" - Charlie Duke

This edition of the Apollo 16 patch is 5" in diameter and was issued by Charlie Duke. His initials can be seen below the large crater on the right side. 

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Apollo 15 - USS Okinawa - Recovery fleet - Gemsco

This is the original era Apollo 15 recovery patch by Gemsco. Many reproductions exist, but are smaller than this patch. 

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Apollo 16 - 4" - Cape Kennedy Medals

This Apollo 16 patch is part of a set of modern reproduction Apollo patches produced by Cape Kennedy Medals. 

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Apollo 14 - 4" - Cape Kennedy Medals

This Apollo 14 patch is part of a set of modern reproduction Apollo patches produced by Cape Kennedy Medals. 

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Apollo 13 - 4" - Cape Kennedy Medals V1

This Apollo 13 patch is part of a set of modern reproduction Apollo patches produced by Cape Kennedy Medals. This patch is one of two versions of the Apollo 13 patch issued by Cape Kennedy Medals around the same time.

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Apollo 12 - 4" - Cape Kennedy Medals

This Apollo 12 patch is part of a set of modern reproduction Apollo patches produced by Cape Kennedy Medals.

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Apollo 11 - 4" - Cape Kennedy Medals V1

This Apollo 11 patch is part of a set of modern reproduction Apollo patches produced by Cape Kennedy Medals. This is one version of apparently two different Apollo 11 patches produced by Cape Kennedy Medals around the same time.

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Apollo 10 - 4" - Cape Kennedy Medals

This Apollo 10 patch is part of a set of modern reproduction Apollo patches produced by Cape Kennedy Medals. 

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Apollo 1 - 4" - Cape Kennedy Medals V2

This Apollo 1 patch is part of a set of modern reproduction Apollo patches produced by Cape Kennedy Medals. 

This is one of two different versions of the Apollo 1 Cape Kennedy Medals patch produced around this time. This version has a shaded LM/CM and the moon is in gray rather than blue and yellow.

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Apollo 8 - 4" - Cape Kennedy Medals V1

This Apollo 8 patch is part of a set of modern reproduction Apollo patches produced by Cape Kennedy Medals.  It is distinct in the use of non-serifed fonts in the crew member names.

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Apollo 7 - 4" - Cape Kennedy Medals

This Apollo 7 patch is part of a set of modern reproduction Apollo patches produced by Cape Kennedy Medals. 

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Apollo 1 - 4" - Cape Kennedy Medals V1

This Apollo 1 patch is part of a set of modern reproduction Apollo patches produced by Cape Kennedy Medals. 

This is one of two different versions produced around the same time for Cape Kennedy Medals.

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Cape Kennedy Medals 3" Apollo Set

This entry is to store evidence to associating vintage 3" patches of the same origin using grouping evidence from sales on eBay.

Key identifying marks:

Apollo 8 - Two opposed gray arcs
Apollo 14 - Thick gold outline of star
Apollo 15 - May have black outline around chevrons, "XV" almost appear like two eyes
Apollo 16 - Blue outline of gold delta
 

 

 

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Apollo - 3" - Matched Set Evidence ("apunk1")

This entry is to store evidence to associating vintage 3" patches of the same origin using grouping evidence from sales on eBay.

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Apollo 17 - 3" - unknown maker - Yellow border

The yellow border is quite distinct. Fair quality embroidery, bare block back.

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Apollo 11 - 3" - Lion Brothers "Recovery Fleet"

Lion Brothers produced a subset of 3" patches that comemmorate several aspects of the Apollo 11 launch. 
This one is for the "Recovery Fleet". 

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DoD Support - Apollo

Unknown maker, but embroidery suggests a modern origin or a modern reproduction.

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Apollo 17 - 3 3/4" - Unknown maker

Vintage issue Apollo 17 patch. This patch is distinct in the extra stars and galaxies that cover the background. There is a very similar 3" version, suspected to be a Cape Kennedy Medals release.

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3.75" / 95mm
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Apollo 12 - 3" - Unknown maker

Unknown maker, distinct ship trail.

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First Lunar Landing of Mankind - "July 1969" - A-B Emblem

Commemorating Apollo 11. This patch is virtually identical to the Cape Kennedy Medals version. The threading is identical to the A-B Emblem version. Both back. 

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Apollo 17 - 4" - A-B Emblem Modern

While A-B Emblem produced the crew versions of the patch, their souvenir version diverges from the crew version in a few significant ways. The eagle is light blue and the border is stitched in gray rather than light blue. 

Modern, plastic-backed version of the A-B Emblem Apollo 17 patch. 

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Apollo 17 - 4" - A-B Emblem V2

While A-B Emblem produced the crew versions of the patch, their souvenir version diverges from the crew version in a few significant ways. The eagle is light blue and the border is stitched in gray rather than light blue. 

Found in both cloth and plastic back versions.

This version lacks the vertical stitching around the galaxy that is found in the vintage version of the A-B Emblem Apollo 17 patch.

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Lunar Products Catalog

Included merely as a reference, this catalog contains 3" patches produced by A-B Emblem, up to Apollo 13.

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Apollo 14 - Unknown maker

The "Apollo 14" embroidery in this patch extends the entire height of the border area and the letter spacing is odd. The moon is grayscale.

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Apollo 13 - 4" - Unknown maker

Vintage reproduction. All horses are the same color and the rays of the sun are similar to the Lion Brothers Apollo 13 patch, and the moon appears like the A-B Emblem souvenir version.

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Apollo 11 - USS Hornet "Plus Three"

Commemorative patch for the USS Hornet Apollo 11 recovery. 

Either a modern issue or a modern reproduction based on the embroidery style.

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Apollo 11 Moonlanding Celebration 2013

Modern commemorative patch

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Apollo 11 - 4" - Cape Kennedy Medals V3

This is a modern reproduction patch with a curious cracked lunar surface and distinct feather hints on the eagle. Vacuum-sealed back.

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3.5
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