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    Giant Leap World Tour: Original Korean Artwork Presented to Neil Armstrong Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. Measures 41" x 35.5". An original piece of art, presented to Neil Armstrong during the Goodwill Tour's stop in Seoul, South Korea November 3-4, 1969. The art is a beautifully sewn replica of the Apollo 11 eagle with an olive branch, landing on the surface of the moon. The eagle's wings have been sewn in multiple muted colors. Neil's name has been stitched in the upper left corner, underneath a large "APOLLO 11". On the back of the frame has been written in black felt tip pen, "I highly praise your contribution to the effort of mankind for development of aero-space. 144-5 Yang Deo Dong, Dong Dae Moon, Seoul, Korea. Hyun H. Lee." A wonderful gift from the Neil Armstrong's world tour after their historic moon landing. The astronauts would return home the following day on November 5, 1969. Very fine, with minor wear to the frame. CAG 1000160-092. This lot will include an encapsulated CAG Photo Certificate with a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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