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    Apollo 11 Flown American Flag on a Crew-Signed Presentation Certificate to Al Bishop, in Matted Display. A 6" x 4" cloth U.S. flag mounted to a 9.25" x 11.25" (sight size) color certificate printed with the words: "This Flag Traveled to the Moon with Apollo 11, the First Manned Lunar Landing, July 20, 1969/ APOLLO 11/ July 16-24, 1969/ Armstrong - Collins - Aldrin". Signed around the printed mission insignia: "To AL Bishop/ With Best Wishes/ Neil Armstrong", "Michael Collins" (autopen), and "Buzz Aldrin". At the very bottom are printed the immortal words Armstrong spoke as he stepped onto the moon's surface: "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." Original mat is an overall 12.5" x 14.5". Al Bishop was a Public Relations man who worked out of Cape Canaveral and had close relationships with the Apollo astronauts. Small glue bleedthrough on flag corners, light toning, and minor fading to the signatures. Fine.

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