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    Apollo 13 Flown National Flag of Japan Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander James Lovell, Certified and Signed. This 6" x 3.75" cloth Japanese flag was carried aboard Apollo 13 on its ill-fated moon mission. 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". It bears the authentic signatures of the crewmembers: "James Lovell", "Jack Swigert" (1931-1982), and "Fred Haise", all above the mission insignia. Excellent condition.

    Lovell has certified this flag: "Flown on board Apollo 13/ James Lovell".

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Certification from Lovell stating: ""[This item] was flown on board the Apollo 13 Command Module, Odyssey during it's perilous flight around the moon April 11-17, 1970"


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2009
    8th Thursday
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