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    Gene Cernan Signed Large Apollo 17 Lunar Surface Color Photo with Extensive Handwritten Quote, includes Photographic Provenance. A stunning 20" x 16" silk-finish photo picturing Cernan on the moon standing between the American flag and the lunar rover. He has written the following in blue felt tip on the photo: "Gene Cernan/ Commander/ 11th Moon Walker/ 'Last Man on The Moon' / Dec 14, 1972/ Apollo XVII/ 'I'd like to say that I believe history/ will record that America's challenge/ of today has forged man's destiny/ of tomorrow and as we leave the/ Moon at Taurus-Littrow, we leave as/ we came and God willing as we shall/ return, with peace and hope/ for all mankind.'/ 'God Speed The Crew of/ Apollo XVII/ Camelot- My home/ for 3 days of my/ life...'" Included with the lot is photographic provenance in the form of three 8" x 10" color photos of Cernan in various stages of writing out the long quote on this very photo. A handsome display item. Excellent.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    22nd Friday
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