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    Apollo 14 Command Module Flown National Flag of Canada from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Edgar Mitchell. Offered here is a 6" x 3.5" cloth Canadian flag that was carried aboard Apollo 14 on its mission to the moon in 1971. Edgar Mitchell and Alan Shepard collected more than one hundred pounds of lunar samples during their record setting thirty-three hours on the moon's surface. Excellent condition.

    Included in this lot is a signed Letter of Authenticity from Dr. Mitchell on his personal letterhead stating that, "...[this] 'Country of Canada' Flag (4" x 6"), was carried into lunar orbit aboard the Command Module Kittyhawk on the Apollo 14 mission to the Fra Mauro Highlands January 31 to February 9, 1971. It was in lunar orbit for 67 hours. This flag has been in my personal collection of Apollo memorabilia since that time. Enjoy it in remembrance of that historic period."


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    October, 2008
    7th Tuesday
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