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    Apollo 8 Flown American Flag Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot James Lovell, Signed and Certified, with Signed LOA. This 6" x 4" cloth U.S. flag is signed on two white stripes: "On Board Apollo 8 21-27 Dec 1968/ James Lovell". An important addition to any space collection from mankind's first journey to the moon. Excellent.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Authenticity from Lovell on his company letterhead stating, in full: I hereby certify that this American Flag was in my PPK during my Apollo 8 flight. Apollo 8 was the first journey to the moon in December, 1968. This American Flag is from my personal collection of space artifacts and has been in my possession since the mission."




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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    10th Friday
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