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[APOLLO 9]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 9. TWO COMMEMORATIVE UNITED NATIONS DOCUMENTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF RUSSELL SCHWEICKART

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 USD

DIRECTLY FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF APOLLO 9 LUNAR MODULE PILOT RUSSELL SCHWEICKART

[APOLLO 9]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 9. TWO COMMEMORATIVE UNITED NATIONS DOCUMENTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF RUSSELL SCHWEICKART

[APOLLO 9]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 9. TWO COMMEMORATIVE UNITED NATIONS DOCUMENTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF RUSSELL SCHWEICKART

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

5,250

USD

DIRECTLY FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF APOLLO 9 LUNAR MODULE PILOT RUSSELL SCHWEICKART

FLOWN ON APOLLO 9 

UNITED NATIONS CHARTER AND "UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS"


Two FLOWN documents printed on onionskin paper, each 7 by 5 inches, both SIGNED and INSCRIBED by RUSTY SCHWEICKART in black marker: "Flown on Apollo 9."  


TWO MILESTONE DOCUMENTS RELATING TO HUMAN RIGHTS, EACH HAVING SPENT TEN DAYS IN EARTH'S ORBIT ON APOLLO 9. 


Established in the aftermath of World War II, the United Nations' primary objectives, as laid out in their charter, are "to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war ... reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights ... and to promote social progress." The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was further proclaimed in 1948, "as a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations. It sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected."

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