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    Portrait Photograph of Neil Armstrong in Naval Service Dress Khaki, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. A 3.5" x 6" B&W photo taken outside his house. On verso has been written in blue ink: "Neil Armstrong now famous for flying X15". He flew the X-15 seven times as a NASA test pilot between November 30, 1960, and July 26, 1962, one of only twelve to fly this highly-advanced craft. During his flights on January 17, 1962, with a purpose of evaluating the MH-96 system, Armstrong flew past Mach 5 (Mach 5.1) and above 100,000 feet (133,000) for the first time. He traveled 223 miles in less than eleven minutes. Excellent, with only light edge toning. Sealed in a numbered archival sleeve, CAG 1000287-009. This lot will include a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2019
    16th-18th Tuesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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