Flown printed fabric American flag, 6 x 4, flown aboard Apollo 7, the first manned Apollo mission. Flag is affixed to a larger mount bearing an engraved plaque reading, “Apollo VII, Official United States of America flag which was carried aboard the manned Apollo space craft by Astronaut Donn Eisele, October 11–22, 1968.” Matted and framed to an overall size of 13 x 14. In fine condition. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the man who inherited this item from his grandfather, who worked as the head news photographer at the Birmingham News-Herald for over 40 years and did some work for NASA; also includes an unsigned photo of the Apollo 7 crew. RR Auction COA.
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