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    Apollo 14 Flown National Flag of Brazil Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Edgar Mitchell. A 6" x 4" cloth Brazilian flag that was carried aboard Apollo 14 on its mission to the moon. Apollo 14 was the eighth manned Apollo mission and the third to land on the moon, touching down on February 5, 1971. This flag has a striking bold design with the center blue disc signifying a starry sky. Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a letter of authenticity signed "Edgar Mitchell" on his personal letterhead stating: "This letter is to certify that the accompanying 'Country of Brazil' Flag (4" x 6"), was carried into lunar orbit aboard the Command Module Kittyhawk on the Apollo 14 mission to the Fra Mauro Highlands January 31 to February 9, 1971. It was in lunar orbit for 67 hours. This flag has been in my personal collection of Apollo memorabilia since that time. Enjoy it in remembrance of that historic period."


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    17th Wednesday
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