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    X-15 Flight Cover Signed by Neil Armstrong, Dated January 17, 1962. A philatelic cover with a stamped "Air Force - NASA - Navy / Edwards AFB Calif/ Neil Armstrong Pilot" cachet, cancelled at Edwards Air Force Base on the above date. Before his NASA career, Armstrong made seven flights in the legendary X-15 between November 30, 1960, and July 26, 1962. This flight, in the X-15-3, reached a maximum Mach of 5.51, a maximum speed of 3765 MPH, and a maximum altitude of 133,500 feet. A very rare original cover with an early signature. Addressed in type, very fine.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    June
    5th Friday 10:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    June
    5th Friday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    5 Days 17h 49m 55s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: 36
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 50001-50264) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Friday, June 5, 2020.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
    17th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Current Bid:
    $1,000
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