Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice
Heritage is in the process of relocating its world headquarters to a new Dallas area location, which will be announced soon. Please call 214-528-3500 to confirm all Heritage appointments, events or deliveries in Dallas, as our departments and staff are moving at different times from separate locations.
IMPORTANT: In-person floor bidding is temporarily suspended and our offices are closed, except for scheduled appointments. See details including all options for bidding remotely.

    Description

    Gene Cernan: Limited Edition "The Last Words Ever Spoken..." Print, Astronaut Proof #4/5, Signed with Long Handwritten Quote, Matted and Framed with a Lions Brothers Embroidered Mission Insignia Patch. A 14.5" x 12.25" colorful print depicting Cernan holding the corner of the American flag on the moon with a portion of his final speech before boarding the Lunar Module Challenger for the trip home, the finale of the last manned lunar landing. At bottom, he has written in black felt tip: "And As We Leave The Moon At Taurus-Littrow, We Leave As We Came... And God willing, As We Shall Return, With Peace And Hope For All Mankind. Gene Cernan". Beautifully double matted with NASA and Apollo 17 patches and archivally framed to an overall 20.25" x 24.25". This is one of only five astronaut proofs issued. Rare and desirable. The first of these Heritage has offered. Excellent.

    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    June
    5th Friday 10:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    June
    5th Friday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    9 Days 8h 10m 50s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: 19
    Page Views: 76

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 50001-50264) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Friday, June 5, 2020.
    (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.)

    Show All Session Information

    Show Auction Type Info

    Exhibition Viewing Times, Title Page, Floor Session and License Information

    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
    17th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Current Bid:
    $525
    Bid Protection
    w/ Buyer's Premium (BP) : $656.25 Minimum Next Bid: $550 ($687.50 w/ BP)
    Track Item