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    Apollo 13 Flown National Flag of Italy Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander James Lovell, Certified and Signed. This 5.5" x 4" cloth Italian flag is certified and signed by Lovell across the bottom: "Flown on board Apollo 13 James Lovell". It has been lightly mounted to a heavy 10" x 12" certificate that states: "This flag was on board Apollo XIII during its flight and emergency return to Earth/ APOLLO XIII/ April 11-17, 1970/ Lowell - Swigert - Haise". This certificate bears the authentic signatures of all three crewmembers- "James Lovell", "Jack Swigert" (1931-1982), and "Fred Haise", all just above the mission insignia. Excellent condition.

    This lot includes a signed Letter of Certification from Lovell stating: "[This item] was flown on board the Apollo 13 Command Module Odyssey during its perilous flight around the moon April 11-17, 1970."


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    April, 2009
    1st Wednesday
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