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    Neil Armstrong Handwritten 1964 Postcard to His Wife Janet Directly from The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. A 5.5" x 3.5" color postcard picturing the Waimea Canyon in Kauai, postmarked from Hawaii on October 12, 1964, addressed to Mrs. N. Armstrong in Seabrook, Texas. He writes in blue ink: "Shades of Grand Canyon- I drive along this on my way to the site (at 4000') I'm learning to surf. You'll have to make this trip next time. Best to the Kids--". Armstrong was working at the worldwide satellite network tracking station in Kauai, an important primary station that would be transmitting verbal command to orbiting Gemini spacecraft in the near future. A great item from before he was given his first assignment as backup to Gordon Cooper on Gemini 5. Creased, fine appearance. Sealed in a numbered archival holder, CAG 1000149-010. This lot will include a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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