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Posts: 11
From: Florida
Registered: Apr 2002

posted 06-22-2004 12:20 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Gary   Click Here to Email Gary     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Greetings everyone.
For Fathers Day I was given an Apollo 11 and 16 patch. I believe the Apollo 16 patch is a Lions Brothers patch. When I look at the location for the hidden number sixteen all that is there is the number 1 and it has a different orientation that what the hidden number should have. Is this considered a manufacturers defect and does this reduce the value of the patch.
Thanks for any help.

[This message has been edited by Gary (edited June 22, 2004).]

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Robert Pearlman

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From: Houston, TX
Registered: Nov 1999

posted 06-24-2004 09:23 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This patch does not appear to be produced by Lions Brothers. Besides the missing hallmark (hidden numbers), the Lion's version has the shield bordered in red on the bottom and metallic silver thread is used in the stars and the border just inside the blue band, as is seen and referred to on Gene Dorr's Apollo 16 page.

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