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    Apollo 8 Flown Flag of Mexico on Crew-Signed Certificate, Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot James Lovell, Signed and Certified. This 5.75" x 4.25" cloth Mexican flag is lightly mounted to a 9.625" x 11.5" white mat board with the following text in a calligraphic font: "This Flag was Carried Aboard the First/ Manned Lunar Orbit Spacecraft/ Apollo VIII/ December 21-27, 1968/ Lovell ~ Borman ~ Anders". Lovell has signed the flag: "Flown aboard Apollo 8/ James Lovell". On the mat beneath are the bold signatures of the crew: "James Lovell", "Frank Borman", and "Bill Anders". This flight captured the attention of the world as it circled the moon on Christmas Eve, broadcasting back a breathtaking view of Earth. Excellent condition.

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    April, 2010
    21st Wednesday
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