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    Wapakoneta: Neil Armstrong's Signed Personal Copy of the 1947 Blume High School Yearbook, The Retrospect, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™. An 8" x 11" hardbound book of eighty-eight pages with padded and embossed covers. This was the senior year for Neil Armstrong and he signed the inside pastedown in an interesting block letter style: "Neil Armstrong/ Blume High School/ Wapakoneta, Ohio/ Class of 1947". Autographs from classmates appear throughout. His senior picture is on page 12 and other group photos are on pages 44-45 (Band and officers), page 52 (Senior Hi-Y), page 57 (School Council and officers), and page 65 (Retrospect Staff). He was obviously quite the leader, even in high school. Extremely desirable as a one-of-a-kind item. As is typical of this book, the page block is totally separated from the cover; that could be repaired by a qualified paper restoration specialist. Otherwise very fine. CAG 1002038-017. 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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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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