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    Neil Armstrong Signed Color Photo of an Airplane Flying Past the Moon with Interesting Provenance. A 5" x 3.5" 35mm photo taken by the consignor signed in black ink: "Neil Armstrong". This was obtained by the collector at the Phil Harris Golf Tournament in Indiana. Included with the signed photograph are notarized statements from the consignor and two others confirming that they were signed in person. The interesting portion is mentioned in the consignor's statement: "When I handed the pictures to Mr. Armstrong.... he stated to me 'Of all the autographs that I have been asked to sign since I first stepped on the moon in 1969, this is the first time that anyone has asked me to sign pictures of the moon.'" A bonus is that there is a small private airplane flying across the shot. Fine.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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