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Ex. John Young
Apollo 10 Flown Florida Flag Directly from the John W. Young
Collection, with Letter of Certification. A 5.75" x 4.25" cloth
U.S. flag that flew to the moon on the all-important Apollo 10
mission, the "dress rehearsal" for the upcoming Apollo 11 landing,
with Tom Stafford, Gene Cernan, and John Young. This is only the
second Apollo 10-flown flag of Florida that Heritage has offered.
Light creasing, otherwise excellent.
Included with this lot is a Letter of Certification signed by Young's widow, Susy Young. It reads, in full: "I hereby certify that the flag of the STATE OF FLORIDA that accompanies this letter was flown to the Moon aboard the Apollo 10 mission May 18-26, 1969. It has been a part of John W. Young's personal collection since returning from the mission. The flag has a holographic tamper-proof label attached, #1733185, to ensure authenticity, that will display a residual honeycomb design without number if removed."
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