Buzz Aldrin: American Icon

Buzz Aldrin: American Icon

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Property from the Buzz Aldrin Family Trust

[Gemini XII]

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

Auction Closed

July 26, 06:15 PM GMT


20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot Details



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

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