Lot 5107: Desirable oversized flown American flag, 17.75 x 11.5, carried by Pilot Jack Lousma on the Skylab 3 mission. In fine condition, with intersecting storage folds. Accompanied by a handwritten and signed letter of provenance from Lousma, in part: "I hereby certify that the…flag of the United States…was flown with me aboard Skylab II (SL-3) during July 28–September 25, 1973, a new endurance record for human flight in zero-gravity. I carried this flag in my Personal Preference Kit…It traveled 24.5 million miles during 858 orbits at 275 miles above the Good Earth."
RR Auction's The Nasa Collection of Leon Ford Auction 455
Thursday, 25th June 2015
Estimate: $1500 - 2000
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