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    Apollo 8

    Apollo 8 Flown Beta Cloth Mission Insignia Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot James Lovell, Signed and Certified with Signed Novagraphics Certificate of Authenticity, Signed by Mission Commander Frank Borman with Novaspace Certificate of Authenticity, in Framed Display. An 8.75" x 7" (overall sight size) piece of Beta cloth with the Lovell-designed mission insignia imprinted in the center. Lovell has signed at bottom in black felt tip: "James Lovell/ On board Apollo 8 21-27 Dec 1968". Also signed, at upper left: "Frank Borman". A wonderful flown memento from this important mission in which crewmembers Borman, Lovell, and Anders were the first humans to view the far side of the moon and the first to see earth from orbit around another celestial body. Included with this lot are the original COAs from Novagraphics and Novaspace. Handsomely double matted with an engraved plaque and framed to an overall 17.25" x 17.75". Excellent.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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