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    Maiden flight of the Space Shuttle program

    Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-1) Flown American Flag on Presentation Certificate, in Framed Display. A 5.75" x 4.125" cloth U.S. flag that accompanied crewmembers Young and Crippen aboard the maiden voyage of the Space Shuttle program, April 12-14, 1981. It is laid down to an 8" x 10.75" (sight size) certificate with two color photos, the mission insignia, and facsimile signatures of John Young and Bob Crippen, along with text as follows: "Presented to Rudolph M. Ferante. This flag was flown aboard Space Shuttle 'Columbia' (STS-1) April 12 - 14, 1981. It is presented to you in recognition of the significant contribution you made to the success of the mission." Framed to an overall 9.5" x 12". Very fine with typical bleed through from the glue on the back of the flag.

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    May, 2017
    19th Friday
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