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    Apollo 11 Flown Flag of the State of Illinois Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. A silk 6" x 4" flag that was aboard the first manned lunar landing mission along with the legendary crew of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins. The design depicts a bald eagle perched on a rock grasping a shield and holding a ribbon in its mouth with the words "State Sovereignty, National Union". Chicago, Illinois, was one of the three American cities chosen for a ticker tape parade the day of the Apollo 11 crew's release from quarantine. Maybe there is a bidder out there that remembers Mayor Richard Daley presenting the crew and the massive parade that day nearly fifty years ago. Excellent, sealed in a numbered archival sleeve. This lot will include a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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