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    Apollo 11 Flown American Flag Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin in Framed Display, with LOA. A 5.75" x 4" cloth U.S. flag that flew aboard the historic first manned lunar landing mission with Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins, July 16-24, 1969. This was gifted by Aldrin to his mother-in-law from his second marriage. The flag is mounted on a certificate printed with the words: "This Flag Traveled to the Moon with Apollo 11, the First Manned Lunar Landing, July 20, 1969/ APOLLO 11/ July 16-24, 1969/ Armstrong - Collins - Aldrin". That certificate has been attractively archivally matted and framed to an overall 14.5" x 16.5", ready to hang. Flown items from this mission are always in demand. Excellent.

    Included with this lot is a 2011-dated Letter of Authenticity signed by David Van Zile; it reads in full: "This letter will serve to confirm that Col. Edwin E. (Buzz) Aldrin Jr. met my mother, Beverly Van Zile, in 1974, and they were married in 1975. I lived at home with them while attending college at U.C.L.A. During that time Buzz, my stepfather, gave me a number of space memorabilia items from his personal collection. He also gave a number of items to my Mother, and to my Grandmother, Ada Handelsman, including this attached U.S. Flag, approximately 4" x 6", which was flown to the moon aboard Apollo 11. My mother and grandmother gave their collections, including this flown item, to me prior to their passing."




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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    20th Friday
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