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    Marathon Oil: '83 and '85 Barrel Displays Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty with a Photo Certificate. Two plastic souvenir barrel displays with Marathon Oil samples from two different oil fields. The first, measuring 2" x 2.5", is a sample taken from Brae oil field near Scotland, in the summer of 1983. The barrel reads "Brae 'A' First Oil - On Stream Summer '83/ Presented by Marathon and its Co-Venturers". The second, measuring 1.875" x 3", is a sample taken from Yates field in Texas, on January 11, 1985. The barrel reads "Yates Field Billionth Barrel of Oil. January 11, 1985/ Presented by Marathon Oil Company Operator Yates Field Unit". At the height of the Apollo program's popularity, Marathon Oil Company produced numerous series of glassware in support of the Apollo astronauts. Following his retirement from NASA, Neil Armstrong served on numerous boards of directors, including Marathon Oil. In excellent condition with minor scratches on the top and bottom surfaces; oil samples are clear through plastic housing. This lot will include encapsulated CAG Photo Certificates with Statements of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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