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    Boy Scouts: Garrison or Flat Field Hat Owned and Worn by Neil Armstrong Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty with Photo Certificate. A size Large (7 - 7 1/8) olive-green hat with red piping and a sewn-on BSA emblem. This type of cap was the second style of Boy Scout hat (campaign hats being the first), introduced in 1943 and worn primarily in the 1950s and 1960s. Neil Armstrong was an Eagle Scout and a lifelong supporter of the Scouts; as an adult he was awarded the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award and the Silver Buffalo Award (see adjacent lot in this auction). An important, museum-quality piece of Boy Scout history. This lot will include an encapsulated CAG Photo Certificate with a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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