Flown printed fabric American flag, 6 x 4, flown aboard Apollo 16 during its flight to the moon. Flag is affixed by its corners to a 10 x 12 certificate stating “This flag was flown aboard the first Apollo mission to the lunar highlands,” and signed in blue felt tip by crew members John Young, Ken Mattingly, and Charlie Duke. An ink inscription in Duke’s hand reads, ”To Gene, With sincere best wishes from Apollo 16.” Small squares of toning to each corner of flag from adhesive on reverse, and a bit of light toning to borders of certificate, otherwise fine condition. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.
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