Vintage circa 1966 ballpoint signature and inscription, "To Claudia & Patricia—Good Luck—Neil Armstrong,” on a white 5.25 x 4 Brazilian card blindstamped with "Ministerio da Aeronautica, Gabinete do Ministro." In very good to fine condition, with trimmed edges, and show-through from two old tape stains on the reverse. The consignor notes that Armstrong signed this card while in Brazil as part of his 24-day goodwill tour of South America following his assignment as backup Command Pilot for Gemini 11. While there, Armstrong talked about the early aviation exploits of Brazilian-born aircraft pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont.
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