Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Apollo 7 & 8 and Apollo 11: Presidential Dinner Invitations Presented to Mrs. Ed White II in 1968 and 1969, One Signed by Wernher von Braun and Several Others. A framed presentation, 15.25" x 25" overall, with four cards of approximately 6.25" x 4" presented on a green cloth mat. The top is an invitation for Mrs. White to a dinner at the White House on December 9, 1968, by "The President and Mrs. Johnson". Below and to the right is a blank card with signatures obtained that night (top to bottom): "Donald W. Douglas Jr." (1917-2004) (son of the founder of Douglas Aircraft Company); "Louise Mitchell" (wife of Ed Mitchell); "Wernher von Braun" (1912-1977); "Muriel Humphrey" (1912-1998) (wife of Vice President Hubert Humphrey): "Walt Cunningham"; "Patricia Collins" (wife of Michael Collins); "George M Low" (1926-1984) (Manager of the Apollo Spacecraft Program Office); "Ivy W. Draper"; and "D K Slayton" (1924-1993). At the bottom is an invitation to the "[D]inner honoring the Apollo 11 Astronauts" on August 13, 1969, from "The President and Mrs. Nixon". To its above left is the dinner menu for that evening. Very fine condition.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 732

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    This item cannot be shipped using standard methods. Please contact us for more information. Sales Tax information

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions  |  Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments |  Glossary of Terms

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 May 3 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Beverly Hills.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 December 8 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 December 8 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $950,931