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    Apollo 11 "The First Words Ever Spoken..." Limited Edition Print (#81/99) Signed by Buzz Aldrin and Charlie Duke. A 20" x 16" print on Kodak professional paper issued for the thirtieth anniversary of the mission in 1999. Beneath a lunar surface flag image, Aldrin has written out the first words said from the moon to the earth: "Contact Light, OK, Engine Stop/ Buzz Aldrin/ Apollo XI Lunar Module Pilot". Duke has written out the first words said from the earth to the moon: "We copy you down, Eagle/ Charles M. Duke, Jr./ Apollo XI Lunar Landing 'Capcom'". A very handsome piece for display. Some crinkling at right margin, fine. From the Collection of Dr. Bruce Wayne Overton.

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    May, 2017
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