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Item 286 - Apollo 11 Catalog 429 (May 2014)

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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Sold Price: $612.50 (includes buyer's premium)

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Flown pink-tinted plastic bag, 11 x 10.5, believed to be one of the original bags used to carry US flags on the flight of Apollo 11. Accompanied by its original MSC Spacecraft Parts tag, notated in a technician’s hand, The tag is notated "Part Name: US Flags; Part Number: 036; Qty: 25; Drawing Number: SEB13100862, Serial Number: N/A" and has a handwritten date of 1/20/69 against the "packaging" portion of the tag. In fine condition, with one side of the bag opened. According to Aurora, who previously auctioned this item, the bag was used to hermetically seal 25 small nylon United States flags that were flown on the mission for the purpose of later presentation to dignitaries and NASA employees, and would have been stowed in the Command Module. This bag was obtained from the individual responsible for packing the flags pre-flight and unpacking them post-flight. While missing the inspection stamps typically found on the tags of these flown bags, previous auctions have indicated that this was in fact a flown piece, and the consignor acquired it as such. A rare and important addition to any collection of flown Apollo 11 memorabilia and probably unique today. RR Auction COA.

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