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    Apollo 16 Flown Larger-Size American Flag Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander John Young, Signed and Certified. An 11.5" x 7.75" cloth U.S. flag that flew aboard the Apollo 16 Command Module Casper to the moon, April 16-27, 1972, with crewmembers John Young, Ken Mattingly, and Charlie Duke. Young has signed at left on the lowest white stripe: "Flown on Apollo 16 - John W. Young". Flown flags of this size are rarer than the 6" x 4" versions and eminently more displayable, making them very desirable to collectors. Excellent condition with numerous storage folds that could be pressed out.

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    June, 2011
    3rd Friday
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