Vintage NASA Apollo 12 Commemorative Libbey Glasses For Sale
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Vintage NASA Apollo 12 Commemorative Libbey Glasses:
Growing up in the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s, many folks became engrossed the ever-evolving age of space exploration. Due to the popularity of the Apollo Missions, Marathon gas stations began giving away Libbey glassware featuring colorful illustrations of these missions to consumers. Kids and adults alike enjoyed these glassware sets whether for a collectible display or for serving Tang at their next get-together (maybe during coverage of an upcoming rocket launch).
These five glasses, decked out patriotically in red, white, and blue feature Apollo Mission 12. Around each glass, it says one side, "RETURN TO THE MOON, November 19, 1969." As one turns the glass, the reader will see "APOLLO 12" followed by a lovely illustration of Surveyor 3 and Intrepid on the Moon's surface. On the last side of glass, it reads the names of Apollo 12 crew members, Charles Conrad, Richard F. Gordon, and Alan L. Bean.