Lot 5035: Flown flag of the California Republic carried on the Apollo 7 mission, 6 x 4, affixed to a 10 x 12 presentation sheet with the text, "This flag was carried aboard the first manned Apollo spacecraft, Apollo VII, October 11–22, 1968, Schirra-Eisele-Cunningham," signed and flight-certified below in black felt tip, "This flag flew 4,500,000 miles with me on Apollo 7. Walt Cunningham, Apollo 7." The flag is also apparently signed and flight-certified on the bottom edge of the reverse, showing through to the front. Show-through from tape to reverse corners and creases and small tears to edges of the presentation sheets, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by a signed letter of provenance from Cunningham stating that this was one of a number of flags carried in his PPK, as well as two photos of him signing the presentation sheet.
RR Auction's The Nasa Collection of Leon Ford Auction 455
Thursday, 25th June 2015
Estimate: $800 - 1200
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