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    Apollo 16 Flown Large-Size United Nations Flag Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander John Young, Signed and Certified. An 11.5" x 8" cloth U.N. flag that flew aboard Apollo 16, April 16-27, 1972, on the fifth manned mission to land on the moon. This flag stayed in the Command Module Casper with Ken Mattingly in lunar orbit while John Young and Charlie Duke flew the Lunar Module Orion to the surface of the moon. Young has signed at lower left: "Flown Apollo 16/ John W. Young". Space flown United Nations flags are uncommon; this is the first one Heritage has offered. Its rarity, combined with the very displayable large size, makes this a particularly desirable item. Excellent condition with several storage folds.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2010
    21st Wednesday
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