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Item 309 - Apollo 8 Catalog 396 (Nov 2012)

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Sold Price: $4,906.80 (includes buyer's premium)

Description


Flown printed fabric American flag, 6 x 4, flown to the moon on Apollo 8. Flag is affixed to the top of a 10 x 12 certificate stating “This flag was carried aboard the first manned lunar orbit spacecraft Apollo 8 December 21–27, 1968.” A 3.5 x 4.5 crew photo is affixed at the bottom of the certificate. Certificate is signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “To Gene, Best regards, Frank Borman,” and “James Lovell.” Certificate also bears an autopen signature of Bill Anders. In fine condition, with four small squares of toning to corners of flag from adhesive on reverse, crease to top right corner, and a bit of trivial soiling to lower right corner. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.

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