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[Gemini XII]

Buzz Aldrin's FLOWN "Go Army Beat Navy" Handmade Banner

Property from the Buzz Aldrin Family Trust

[Gemini XII]

[Gemini XII]

Buzz Aldrin's FLOWN "Go Army Beat Navy" Handmade Banner

Buzz Aldrin's FLOWN "Go Army Beat Navy" Handmade Banner

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[GEMINI XII]


FLOWN "Go Army Beat Navy" banner. Handmade rectangular banner in Nylon (11 by 4 1/2 inches). Navy-Blue felt letters spelling "Go Army Beat Navy" hand-stitched to recto, nylon loop (4 3/8 x 1/2 in.) sewn to top left corner, silk United States Flag (5 3/4 x 4 in.) sewn to verso. Pale reddish staining to recto at top and bottom, with discoloration from Velcro adhesive to verso. The whole folded in half and held closed with Velcro strips at top and bottom of verso.


Flag side of banner inscribed in black ballpoint pen, "Flown on Gemini XII," and SIGNED BY "BUZZ ALDRIN"


Lettered side of banner SIGNED BY "BUZZ ALDRIN" in black ballpoint pen

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Directly from the Personal Collection of Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin