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    Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-1) Flown Large American Flag and Embroidered Mission Insignia Patch as Presented to Edwin Meese III. A 12" x 7.5" flown cloth U.S. flag matted with a 12.5" x 8" certificate with facsimile signatures of Commander John Young and Pilot Bob Crippen. Mounted to the certificate is a 4.25" x 4.75" flown embroidered mission insignia patch. The text printed on the certificate is as follows: "This flag and patch were flown aboard the/ Space Shuttle 'Columbia' (STS-1)./ April 12-14, 1981/ Presented to/ Edwin Meese III/ From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration." Matted in white and blue to an overall 18.5" x 23.5". Overall glue bleedthrough on the flag and uneven toning on the certificate, very good.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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