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    Apollo 14 Flown National Flag of Uruguay Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Edgar Mitchell, Signed and Certified, with Signed LOA. A 6.125" x 4" Uruguayan Pabellón flag that was flown to the moon aboard Apollo 14, January 31-February 9, 1971. The design for this flag, actually one of three official national banners, was adopted in 1830 and consists of nine alternating blue and white stripes; the white canton features a gold Sun of May device. Dr. Mitchell has signed the flag on the lower two white stripes: "Flown to the moon on Apollo 14/ Edgar Mitchell". This is the first space flown Uruguay flag that Heritage has had the privilege to offer. Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a letter of authenticity signed "Edgar Mitchell" on his personal letterhead, stating (in part): "This letter certifies that the accompanying 4" x 6" flag of Uruguay was carried in my personal preference kit (PPK) from January 31 to February 9, 1971 during the Apollo 14 mission..."


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    30th Wednesday
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