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    Apollo 9 Flown National Flag of Mexico Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Rusty Schweickart, Signed and Certified. An oversized 6.875" x 5" cloth Mexican flag that orbited the earth for ten days aboard Apollo 9, March 3-13, 1969, with crewmembers Jim McDivitt, Dave Scott, and Rusty Schweickart. This is the version of the national flag that Mexico adopted in 1968, a vertical tri-color of green, white, and red with the Mexico coat of arms in the center. Schweickart has signed vertically in the green stripe: "Flown on Apollo 9/ Rusty Schweickart". Very fine condition with some creasing at three corners and minor red ink bleed through onto the white stripe.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    30th Wednesday
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