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    Apollo 13 Flown U.S. Flag. This printed 6" x 4" American flag was flown on Apollo 13 to the moon by lunar module pilot Fred Haise. The flag has been mounted on a mat board and framed to an overall size of 9.75" x 11.5". Haise has penned a brief authentication on the matte board: "To Jerry & Jo Ann A Momento [sic] Given in Appreciation for Your Help and Support during the Flight of Apollo 13. This American Flag Flown to the Moon April 11-17, 1970 on Odessey [sic] /Aquarius. Thanks, Fred Haise." The flag is accompanied by a second letter of authentication handwritten and signed by JoAnn Carr, wife of astronaut Gerald Carr, commander of Skylab 4 (SLM-3) and part of the ground support crew for Apollo 12. Penned on Skylab III letterhead, it reads in part: "This American flag was flown aboard Apollo 13 as a thank you gesture from Fred Haise." This item is from the Carr collection and is accompanied by a handwritten letter of authenticity by JoAnn Carr.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Framed - without Glass, Small (view shipping information)

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    March, 2008
    25th-26th Tuesday-Wednesday
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