Space News
space history and artifacts articles

Messages
space history discussion forums

Sightings
worldwide astronaut appearances

Resources
selected space history documents

Websites
related space history websites

  collectSPACE: Messages
  Buy, Sell, Trade
  FS: Al Worden's Apollo 15 Insurance Covers (Page 1)

Post New Topic  Post A Reply
profile | register | preferences | faq | search


This topic is 2 pages long:   1  2 
next newest topic | next oldest topic
Author Topic:   FS: Al Worden's Apollo 15 Insurance Covers
farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 04-04-2013 04:52 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I am pleased to announce that Apollo 15 Insurance Covers from the personal collection Astronaut Al Worden are now being offered for the amazing low price of only $225 each. They were previously being offered at $475 per cover. This is a savings of $250 or approximately 53%.

The reason behind this dramatic price reduction is that Al has decided that after all these years, its time to get these covers into the hands of appreciative collectors. To that end, he has decided to make the pricing as favorable as possible which as you can see, he certainly has.

Each cover is numbered and hand signed on the flap as coming from Al's personal collection and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity on his personal stationary.

There is no limit on the number of covers you may order. You'll never find better pricing on an authentic Apollo insurance cover coming directly from the astronaut himself so take advantage of this great opportunity while supplies last.

To order or if questions, please contact me at steve@farthestreaches.com.

Thanks to all for your continued support!

------------------
Steve Hankow
Farthest Reaches

stsmithva
Member

Posts: 1377
From: Fairfax, VA, USA
Registered: Feb 2007

posted 04-05-2013 03:31 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for stsmithva   Click Here to Email stsmithva     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
That's less than Dave Scott's base signing fee, on a vintage, relatively rare item with an interesting history behind it, signed by the whole crew. Nice!

Greggy_D
Member

Posts: 680
From: Michigan
Registered: Jul 2006

posted 04-05-2013 03:39 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Greggy_D   Click Here to Email Greggy_D     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
There are fantastic deals showing up on cS lately. First the Museum of Naval Aviation prints and now the Apollo 15 covers!

Steve Zarelli
Member

Posts: 379
From: Upstate New York, USA
Registered: Mar 2001

posted 04-05-2013 04:02 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Steve Zarelli   Click Here to Email Steve Zarelli     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I emailed Steve early this morning and haven't heard back. You out there, Steve?

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 04-05-2013 04:20 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Steve, yep, I'm here. The demand for these covers at this price is keeping me very busy and am trying hard to respond to the volume of emails. To that end, I have just responded to your email from this morning. You're good to go.

As a result of the demand for these covers at this price, am waiting for an additional supply from Al that is on its way at this time. It's a heck of a deal for an authentic insurance cover coming from an astronauts personal collection. Thanks for your order...

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 04-07-2013 08:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The demand for these insurance covers has been amazing. The covers I now have on hand as well as those that are on their way to me from Col. Worden, scheduled for a late week delivery, are all spoken for by your processed or pending (payment not yet received) orders.

For those of you still wishing to place initial or additional orders , they are being taken at this time against the third round of covers I expect to be receiving. To be clear, not the covers I'll be receiving later this week but following thereafter.

The price will remain the same and I expect to have an ETA to announce for that third round within the next few days, so people placing orders will know when they might expect to receive their purchase.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you have placed and paid for your order, you may assume that there IS a cover(s) being reserved for you unless I have somehow miscalculated in which case I will contact you personally (though this is not something I anticipate).

I can not hold unprocessed orders for long however, so unless I have made specific arrangements with you, need to be able to process your order by this coming weekend. Covers freed up in this manner will be made available to the next person on the list in the order of their payment being received.

I encourage anyone out there who has not yet placed an order but would like to, to email me at your earliest convenience as these Apollo 15 insurance covers are being sold on a first come, first serve basis. I will continue to take orders until the last cover is sold but at this rate things are moving pretty quickly.

Col. Worden has specifically asked me to thank you all for your support of this project as he was overwhelmed by the positive response. Oh, and of course I'd be remiss to not offer my thanks as well and for your many years of supporting Farthest Reaches (www.farthestreaches.com)...

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 04-07-2013 10:37 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Please read the above carefully as I'm afraid I've confused some of you. The covers are STILL available, but temporarily out of stock.

More are coming. You are not too late if interested in a cover(s), but need to order and complete payment to guarantee it is reserved for you. I expect to have a good supply but also expect them to move quickly. I look forward to hearing from anyone interested...

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 04-08-2013 11:28 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Just an FYI to keep you all in the loop. A number of covers were shipped this morning. The bulk of those that were ordered this past weekend will be shipping beginning this coming Saturday following my resupply from Col. Worden later this week.

Orders are continuing to be taken so if questions please don't hesitate to email steve@farthestreaches.com or call 310.892.5150. Thanks to all...

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 04-11-2013 11:51 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I now have in hand, the latest lot of Apollo 15 Insurance covers and will begin to ship tomorrow and through the weekend for those who have made payment. I'm still taking orders for the next lot which should be arriving within a few weeks. You'll never find a better price for an Apollo insurance cover which such iron clad provenance. Thanks to all for your continued support.

divemaster
Member

Posts: 1361
From: ridgefield, ct
Registered: May 2002

posted 04-12-2013 10:11 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for divemaster   Click Here to Email divemaster     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Waiting for my covers. Can't beat that price at all.

atpowell
Member

Posts: 43
From: Pittsburgh, PA USA
Registered: Apr 2004

posted 04-19-2013 05:23 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for atpowell     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Just received my A15 Insurance cover - great piece of history and I really liked the signed accompaning letter (CoA) from Col. Worden that explains the backgorund and history of these insurance covers. Great item at a great price - thanks Steve!

GACspaceguy
Member

Posts: 1475
From: Guyton, GA
Registered: Jan 2006

posted 04-19-2013 05:32 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for GACspaceguy   Click Here to Email GACspaceguy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Sent an e-mail a week ago, no response. Steve, are you out there?

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 04-19-2013 11:36 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Fred, I sure am. Could you resend me your original email, please. Must have mistakenly deleted it. Sorry!

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 04-19-2013 11:40 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
FYI: Orders will continue to be taken until Col. Worden's remaining supply of insurance covers are gone, so if interested, please shoot me an email or call anytime.

Email: steve@farthestreaches.com
Phone: 310.892.5150 (cell)

Steve Zarelli
Member

Posts: 379
From: Upstate New York, USA
Registered: Mar 2001

posted 04-19-2013 04:30 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Steve Zarelli   Click Here to Email Steve Zarelli     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I received my cover this week... exceeded expectations. Very nice cover at a great price. Thanks.

GACspaceguy
Member

Posts: 1475
From: Guyton, GA
Registered: Jan 2006

posted 04-19-2013 05:49 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for GACspaceguy   Click Here to Email GACspaceguy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by farthestreaches:
Fred, I sure am. Could you resend me your original email, please. Must have mistakenly deleted it. Sorry!

Responded to the e-mail you sent me, thanks. I am looking to purchase one of these covers and was asking if they were still avaiable as well as asking how to make the payment. I hope you get the e-mail this time, let me know here if you do (or do not).

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 04-21-2013 07:53 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Quite a number of covers were mailed out this weekend and many more will go out on Tuesday so most of you will be receiving your orders very shortly.

I am waiting for another group of covers that should be coming my way from Col. Worden with a week or so. A number of you will receive your orders from that group so stand by.

For those of you wishing to place an order for one or more covers, please call or email (steve@farthestreaches.com). My phone numbers are on the bottom of my home page. I will continue to accept orders until Col. Worden's covers are sold out.

This a great opportunity to obtain an insurance cover directly from the astronaut at a fraction of the usual price. Thanks to all for your continued support.

bruce
Member

Posts: 835
From: Fort Mill, SC, USA
Registered: Aug 2000

posted 04-22-2013 05:13 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for bruce   Click Here to Email bruce     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I just received my cover today. Wow! What a deal! Thanks for making these available Al and Steve. — Bruce Moody

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 04-23-2013 04:57 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I'm getting a number of inquires regarding delivery times, so thought I'd provide this update. Fifty insurance cover orders were mailed out this morning for a Thursday delivery if you're within the US, a bit longer to International destinations. I'm expecting additional covers VERY shortly and will resume shipping at that time.

Orders are still being taken, so call or email using information found within this thread if you'd like to obtain an Apollo 15 Insurance cover from Col. Worden's personal collection.

Thanks as always...

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 05-04-2013 07:54 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Just an update on Col. Worden's Insurance covers.
  1. All paid orders thus far will be filled so if you haven't received your cover yet, not to worry. I'm waiting for additional covers to replenish my supply and expect some to arrive any day now, with others to follow, so please be patient and you will receive your cover(s) as soon as I have them in hand.

  2. There are STILL COVERS AVAILABLE so if you haven't ordered or want additional covers, don't hesitate to contact me. They will be offered until Col. Worden's last cover is sold. Cover orders received with payment will be fulfilled as soon as I have more covers in hand and in the order payment is received.
This continues to be a wonderful opportunity to obtain an official Apollo Insurance Cover with iron clad provenance from the astronaut himself so don't miss the opportunity yours while supplies last. Thanks to all for your patience and ongoing support.

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 05-06-2013 04:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Just to keep everyone informed, the next 25 orders for covers will begin shipping on Friday. Within a week of that, I expect yet another group of 25 available to fulfill additional orders.

New orders are still being taken while supplies last. There is no limit to the number of covers you may order. Please contact me off line if interested.

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 05-12-2013 11:03 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Just an update. Thirty five cover orders have just been fulfilled and shipped on Saturday and tomorrow. I am waiting for more covers from Col. Worden which I expect to arrive shortly, at which time I will fulfill additional orders.

These covers are not yet sold out so if you'd like own one please email steve@farthestreaches.com or call using the contact phone numbers at the bottom of our home page at farthestreaches.com. The feedback has been nothing less than A++ on these covers at this price, so don't delay.

Thanks to all for your continued support...

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 05-15-2013 04:39 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Just a note to keep you all in the loop. Col. Worden has sent me covers to fulfill the next 35 orders and I expect them to arrive this week. They will begin shipping on Saturday May 18th.

Orders are still being taken so let me know if interested. If questions, send me an email or call using the information on my home page or found in this thread.

BrianB
Member

Posts: 99
From:
Registered: Oct 2001

posted 05-15-2013 08:54 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for BrianB   Click Here to Email BrianB     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
My 2 covers arrived today, very well packaged. I'm really happy with my purchase. Thanks, Steve.

dogcrew5369
Member

Posts: 567
From: Statesville, NC
Registered: Mar 2009

posted 05-16-2013 10:06 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for dogcrew5369   Click Here to Email dogcrew5369     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Steve, sent you another email for 2 covers. Can't just get one that this price. Thanks!

Dan Lorraine
Member

Posts: 367
From: Cranston, R.I.
Registered: Nov 1999

posted 05-16-2013 06:16 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Dan Lorraine   Click Here to Email Dan Lorraine     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
These are an awesome deal and Steve is terrific to deal with!

If you can swing it, grab one while you still can.

GACspaceguy
Member

Posts: 1475
From: Guyton, GA
Registered: Jan 2006

posted 05-16-2013 07:23 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for GACspaceguy   Click Here to Email GACspaceguy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Mine arrived today, these are wonderful! Thanks!

dogcrew5369
Member

Posts: 567
From: Statesville, NC
Registered: Mar 2009

posted 05-17-2013 01:12 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dogcrew5369   Click Here to Email dogcrew5369     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks Steve. Look forward to getting my covers.

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 05-29-2013 01:38 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Following the long holiday weekend, I have resumed shipping the covers on hand to fulfill existing orders. More are on the way so if you haven't got one or are interested in additional covers, give me a shout and I'll get you in the loop before they're all spoken for. Thanks to all for your continued support...

dogcrew5369
Member

Posts: 567
From: Statesville, NC
Registered: Mar 2009

posted 06-03-2013 04:52 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dogcrew5369   Click Here to Email dogcrew5369     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Still waiting to get mine.

MarylandSpace
Member

Posts: 1016
From:
Registered: Aug 2002

posted 06-03-2013 06:24 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for MarylandSpace   Click Here to Email MarylandSpace     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
My A15 cover, #294, came in childproof/adultproof/postofficeproof packaging.

I know that we pay a little extra for packaging but you are assured that your cover will arrive damage free.

I am 100% satisfied.

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 06-03-2013 06:39 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks for your kind words about my childproof/adult proof'/post office proof packaging. I might need to use that on my site (says smiling). I've always been a "monster" about overpacking. Nothing ticks me off more as a dealer OR collector than receiving an item that has been damaged by the postal authorities because of inadequate packaging. You deserve to get what you pay for and that means receiving it in the same condition as it was when it left my hands. We all know how important condition is when it comes to our hobby.

Needless to say, it takes me a bit longer to package in order to make this happen but I honestly can't remember the last time the contents of my packaging was reported damaged upon arrival, so by my take that makes it well worth the effort.

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 06-03-2013 06:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by dogcrew5369:
Still waiting to get mine.
Hang on David. It will be arriving very soon. Your order came in around mid May and I've been shipping in the order requests were received. In between, when I run out of covers, must wait for Col. Worden to replenish my supply. That being said, will email you off list later this evening when I have my records in front of me and give you the status of your order, ok?

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 06-04-2013 04:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Just a heads up. I've just fulfilled another 30 orders for Apollo 15 Insurance covers, so a number of you will be receiving yours within a matter of days. I am currently waiting for additional covers from Col. Worden which I expect to see sometime next week. Additional orders received will be processed at that time.

Meantime, it's not too late to order a cover(s) if you haven't already. The supply is beginning to dwindle and when they're gone, they're gone but as of now, orders are still being taken.

Col. Worden asked that I extend my thanks to everyone who has taken advantage of this offer. He's very pleased to see these covers being put into the hands of collectors who will appreciate them and keep the "dream alive".

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 06-04-2013 04:48 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by dogcrew5369:
Still waiting to get mine.
Yours are on their way at this time.

dogcrew5369
Member

Posts: 567
From: Statesville, NC
Registered: Mar 2009

posted 06-05-2013 10:48 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dogcrew5369   Click Here to Email dogcrew5369     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks Steve. Appreciate your work and look forward to getting them.

dogcrew5369
Member

Posts: 567
From: Statesville, NC
Registered: Mar 2009

posted 06-07-2013 03:59 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dogcrew5369   Click Here to Email dogcrew5369     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
My two covers arrived today. Wow, thanks so much for offering these at such a great deal. I can't believe I own something Al Worden once owned. And I finally have a Dave Scott autograph.

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 06-14-2013 01:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I have just heard from Col. Worden that another group of covers are on their way to me at this time. All of you who have ordered but have not yet received your covers WILL have your orders fulfilled from this new "batch."

We are quickly approaching the end of the supply though orders are still being taken from anyone wanting to obtain one or more. At this point there are still NO LIMITS on the number you may order.

The reaction to these covers has been quite positive to say the least and this may be one of the only times you'll receive a chance to purchase an official crew signed Apollo Insurance cover at a price that isn't much more than the cost of a Dave Scott autograph alone.

I've already seen these on Ebay which doesn't surprise me but know that they are still available through Farthest Reaches which is essentially the same as being obtained directly from Col. Worden for only $225 each.

Thanks to all for your continued support and Col. Worden asked that I mention his thanks to you all as well!

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 06-24-2013 11:37 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Latest update is that I'm expecting those covers mentioned above any minute now. Col. Worden has been very busy though I now know that they were shipped my way last week. So that considered, I will be shipping out the next 50 covers as soon as I have them in hand.

Following the fulfillment of current orders, there are probably only about 50 covers left available give or take a few after exhausting those that are on their way. My thanks and appreciation for your orders and the patience to all who have received theirs and those who are still waiting. I promise EVERYONE who has orders outstanding will soon be taken care of.

I am still accepting orders for these Insurance Covers and will, until they are sold out which is fast approaching so if interested, now would be a great time to contact me.

I trust those of you who have received yours are pleased and once again, please accept the thanks of Col. Worden for your support of his offer.

farthestreaches
Member

Posts: 903
From: Redondo Beach, Ca
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 06-25-2013 03:06 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for farthestreaches   Click Here to Email farthestreaches     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
As of today, June 25th, my latest batch of Al Worden Apollo 15 Insurance covers are now in hand. Shipping is now resuming and supply should allow for immediate shipping of new orders.

Please email steve@farthestreaches.com if questions or to place an order. Information regarding these covers can be found at Farthest Reaches.


This topic is 2 pages long:   1  2 

All times are CT (US)

next newest topic | next oldest topic

Administrative Options: Close Topic | Archive/Move | Delete Topic
Post New Topic  Post A Reply
Hop to:

Contact Us | The Source for Space History & Artifacts

Copyright 1999-2012 collectSPACE.com All rights reserved.


Ultimate Bulletin Board 5.47a





advertisement