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    Doctorate Diploma - Floria Tibi Dulken with Translation Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. 16.25" x 21.25", written in German, a Doctorate Diploma from "Moon University - Floria Tibi Dulken, Academy of Jesters". Dated March 26, 1976, this doctorate certificate was presented to Professor Neil A. Armstrong. Accompanying the diploma is a translation, which reads in part:

    "We, the Rector Magnificus, and the Chairmanship of the Dülken Academy of Jesters of the Knighted Academy of Arts and Sciences of the enlightened Moon University have moved, upon mature reflection and after our mind had been enlightened during the change of the moon, to fulfill our jester friend's desire and admit him to the doctor's graduation exercises. We have examined his curriculum vitae and his spirituality with all due severity and in accordance with our old customs, thereby revealing the candidate's pyramidical erudition and omnium scientiarum peritissime solution of his imponderable and mysterious tasks. His thesis has ben assessed with the mark 'eximia cum laude!' In this way, we have resolved in conformity with 11 of our lex humoris to create Professor Neil A. Armstrong a doctor of humoris causa of our Academy of Jesters..."

    After leaving NASA, Armstrong took a teaching position at the University of Cincinnati in the Aerospace Engineering Department. He held the teaching position for eight years before resigning in 1980. Excellent condition. Each sealed in a numbered archival sleeve. This lot will include Statements of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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