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    Flown on man's first journey to the moon.

    Apollo 8 Flown American Flag on a Crew-Signed Certificate Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot James Lovell, Signed and Certified. This 6" x 4.25" cloth U.S. flag is lightly mounted to a 10" x 12" white mat board with the following text in a calligraphic font: "This Flag was Carried Aboard the First Manned Lunar Orbit Spacecraft/ Apollo 8/ December 21-27, 1968/ Lovell ~ Borman ~ Anders". Lovell has signed this flag on the two lower white stripes: "Flown on board Apollo 8/ James Lovell". On the mat beneath are the bold signatures of the crew: "Frank Borman", "James Lovell", and "Bill Anders". An important addition to any space collection and a great item for display. Pristine condition.



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    November, 2012
    2nd Friday
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