Lot 9227: Exceptional flown American flag carried aboard Apollo 7, 6 x 4, signed and flight-certified in black ballpoint, "This flag flew on Apollo 7. Walt Cunningham," and affixed to a 10 x 12 presentation sheet signed in black felt tip, "From my personal collection. Walt Cunningham, Apollo 7." In fine condition, with slight bends and creases to presentation sheet. Accompanied by a signed certificate of authenticity from Cunningham, in part: "This four by six inch American flag accompanied me on the 4.5 million mile flight of Apollo 7, the first manned mission of the Apollo Program to land a man on the Moon, October 11–22, 1968. I flew the mission for my country, for aviation, and for the personal accomplishment." An ideal twice-signed flown flag presentation certified directly by the mission's celebrated lunar module pilot.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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