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    Apollo 16 Lunar Module Flown American Flag Directly from the John W. Young Collection, with Letter of Certification. A 5.875" x 3.875" cloth U.S. flag that flew to the surface of the moon in the LM Orion, along with Young and Charlie Duke, spending seventy-one hours there. Flown Apollo 16 flags, especially those flown to the surface, are rare. This is the first of these Heritage has offered in six years. Excellent.

    Included with this lot is a Letter of Certification signed by Young's widow, Susy Young. It reads, in full: "I hereby certify that the small size American flag that accompanies this letter was flown to the Moon and to the lunar surface in the lunar module Orion aboard the Apollo 16 mission April 16-27, 1972. It has been a part of the John W. Young collection since returning from the mission. The flag has a holographic tamper-proof label attached, #1745075, to ensure authenticity, that will display a residual honeycomb design without number if removed."


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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