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    Neil Armstrong's Society of Experimental Test Pilots 1969 Awards Banquet Plaque Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. A 14" diameter x 1" wooden plaque with an enameled 3.5" diameter color Apollo 11 mission insignia at top and the Society's logo at bottom. The large engraved brass plaque at center reads: "With Pride To/ Neil A. Armstrong [F]/ NASA-MSC/ The Society of Experimental Test Pilots Thirteenth Awards Banquet 27 September 1969". Beneath is engraved a long four-stanza poem by G. R. Wilson. This was presented just before Armstrong left on the Giant Leap World Tour. See adjacent lot for an AP press photo taken that night showing Charles Lindbergh and him together. A striking and important plaque, ready to hang. For many years this was on loan from the Armstrong family to the Armstrong Air & Space Museum in Wapakoneta, Ohio; their tiny inked catalog number is found on the reverse. Excellent. CAG 1002095-005. This lot will include an encapsulated CAG Photo Certificate with Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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