Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Ex. Walt Cunningham

    Apollo 7 Flown American Flag Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Walt Cunningham, Certified and Signed. This 6" x 4" cloth U.S. flag flew along with crewmembers Wally Schirra, Donn Eisele, and Walt Cunningham on this eleven-day mission, October 11-22, 1968, the first three-man crew in U.S. space history. He has signed in blue ink on the lowest white stripe: "Carried with me on Apollo 7. Walt Cunningham". Launched atop a Saturn 1B rocket (another first), Apollo 7 was the shakedown cruise to test the newly redesigned Apollo command module. The success of this mission, after the tragic Apollo 1 launch pad fire, was encouraging to NASA and led to the launch of Apollo 8 to the moon just two months later. It is mounted to a 10" x 12" custom certificate with a recovery ship crew photo. Excellent.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    November
    2nd Monday
    Auction Dates
    November
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    10 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 39
    Auction Type
    Signature®:  Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through www.HA.com/Live. Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing Bid@HA.com or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)

    Signature® Floor Sessions
    Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.
    Track Item