Lot #448
Buzz Aldrin and Lyndon B. Johnson

LBJ presents Aldrin with the Exceptional Service Medal
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Description

LBJ presents Aldrin with the Exceptional Service Medal

Color vintage glossy 11 x 14 photo of President Johnson presenting Buzz Aldrin with the Exceptional Service Medal, inscribed in the lower border in a calligrapher’s hand, “To: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, With best wishes,” and signed in black ink, as president, “Lyndon B. Johnson,” and also signed in the lower border in black felt tip by Buzz Aldrin. Creasing to bottom corners, a few smaller border creases, and dings and bumps to top edge, otherwise fine condition. On November 23, at LBJ’s Texas ranch Lovell and Aldrin were presented with NASA's Exceptional Service Award. A unique and extremely personal artifact from the early days of the US space program. Pre-certified Scott Cornish and RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: September 15 - September 22