Flown mission patch and two flown treaties, all carried on board the Apollo 8 mission. Triangular shaped patch measures approximately 4.5 x 4, with the two treaties, “Treaty of the Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies,” and “Agreement on the Rescue of Astronauts, the Return of Astronauts and the Return of Objects Launched into Outer Space,” both measuring approximately 5.25 x 3.5. All three items are affixed to a 13.25 x 19.25 presentation certificate which states, “Carried on board Apollo 8 first lunar flight, 21–27 December, 1968,” and bears autopen signatures of Bill Anders, James Lovell, and Frank Borman. Double-suede-matted and framed to an overall size of 21.5 x 17. Signatures faded, with Anders’s being the lightest, but all still legible, otherwise fine condition. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.
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