Flown fabric American flag carried into lunar orbit during the Apollo 13 mission. The flag, 5.75 x 4, is affixed to a 9.5 x 11.5 presentation sheet with printed text, "This flag was on board Apollo XIII during its flight and emergency return to Earth, Apollo 13, April 11-17, 1970," which is signed below in black felt tip by James Lovell and Fred Haise; the print also also bears a pre-printed signature of Jack Swigert. Archivally framed with UV-resistant glass and acid-free matting to an overall size of 18 x 20.25. In fine condition, with light toning to each corner of the flag from adhesive on the reverse.
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