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    Apollo 11 Flown Large Ablative Plug in Lucite Display on Wooden Base Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. A large 1.25" x 1" threaded ablative plug with metal cap and RTV O-ring, from the aft heat shield; there is a number #59 scratched into the bottom. It is enclosed in a 3" diameter x 2.625" tall Lucite cylinder seated on a wooden display mount of 5" x 6" x 1.5" (overall) with an engraved plate: "APOLLO 11/ July 16-24, 1969". First of this large size and type of display we have offered. Small chip on bottom edge of cylinder (hidden by display base), light scratches, very fine. CAG 1002093-020. This lot will include an encapsulated CAG Photo Certificate with a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2019
    16th-18th Tuesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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