Desirable flown National Aeronautics and Space Council flag carried on the Apollo 13 mission, 5.75 x 3.75, affixed to a 9.25 x 9 presentation certificate with a calligraphic description reading, “This flag was carried around the moon aboard The Apollo 13 Spacecraft, April 11–17, 1970, Lovell-Haise-Swigert,” signed below in black ink by the three crew members, James Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert. Mounted with a matted color 7.75 x 9.75 photo of the liftoff, also signed in black felt tip by Lovell, “Apollo 13 Launch, So far, so good. James Lovell, CDR Apollo 13.” Framed to an overall size of 11.5 x 22. Show-through from adhesive to reverse of the certificate and portions of Lovell’s signature on the photo a bit faded, otherwise fine condition. The Leon Ford Collection. Pre-certified Steve Zarelli.
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