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Item 8145 - Apollo 7 Flown Flag Signed by Wally Schirra Catalog 581 (Apr 2020)

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Desirable and exceptionally rare flown Christian flag carried into low Earth orbit during the Apollo 7 mission, 12.25 x 8, signed and flight-certified in black ballpoint, "Flown on Apollo 7, Wally Schirra." Includes a signed letter of certification from Schirra, in part: "This Christian flag was flown on Apollo 7 during October 11 through 22, 1968. Apollo 7 was the first manned flight of the command and service modules. The mission objectives included extensive testing of all spacecraft systems and demonstration of rendezvous capability. The flight was 101 percent successful! Walter Cunningham, Donn Eisele, and I carried a very small group of flags during our mission." In fine condition.

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