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    Apollo 14 Flown State Flag of Kansas Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Edgar Mitchell, with Signed LOA. A 6" x 4" cloth Kansas flag that was flown aboard the Apollo 14 Command Module Kitty Hawk during its nine-day trip to the moon and back in 1971. The design of the Kansas state flag was adopted in 1927 and consists of the state seal centered with a sunflower above and "KANSAS" below, all against a dark blue background. This is the first space flown Kansas 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 Kansas 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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