UNITED STATES FLAG CARRIED ON APOLLO 10.
Lot 1152
TOM STAFFORD'S US FLAG CARRIED ON APOLLO 10.
Sold for US$ 6,100 inc. premium
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TOM STAFFORD'S US FLAG CARRIED ON APOLLO 10.
Flown Flag, silk, 4 by 6 inches, inscribed towards the lower edge: "Flown to the Moon on Apollo X, Tom Stafford." Displayed on a Stafford Typed Letter Signed, with an 8 by 8 inch Stafford signed Apollo 10 flight photolithograph, matted and framed to 21 by 11 inches.

WITH TOM STAFFORD'S signed provenance note, reading in part: "This United States flag was carried to the Moon on the Apollo X mission. The flight was flown from May 18 to 26, 1969. The flag flew to within 50,000 feet of the lunar surface in our lunar module named Snoopy. Apollo X successfully tested techniques needed to accomplish the first lunar landing mission of July 1969. The flag has been in my private collection since 1969."
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