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Auktion: Space Exploration
wurde versteigert am: 20. Juli 2019
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[APOLLO 16]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 16. LARGE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FLAG FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG

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Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  6.875 $
Los-Nr. 193, Aufrufe: 4

DIRECTLY FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG, MISSION COMMANDER OF APOLLO 16, VIA HIS ESTATEFLOWN ON APOLLO 16LARGE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FLAG FLOWN cloth flag of the United States of America, 7¾ by 11¾ inches, affixed with a tamper-proof label numbered 1733280; previously folded as expected. With a Typed Letter Signed by John Young's widow, Susy Young, on their personal letterhead. Susy Young's provenance letter reads, in full: "I hereby certify that the flag of the UNITED STATES that accompanies this letter was flown to the Moon aboard the Apollo 16 mission April 16-27, 1972. It has been part of John W. Young's personal collection since returning from the mission. The flag has a holographic tamper-proof label attached, #1733280, to ensure authenticity, that will display a residual honeycomb design without number if removed."

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Space Exploration
Auktionsdatum: 20.07.2019
Adresse: Sotheby's
New York