Buzz Aldrin: American Icon

Buzz Aldrin: American Icon

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Property from the Buzz Aldrin Family Trust

[Apollo 11]

FLOWN to the Moon on Apollo 11 —Buzz Aldrin's United States Flag

Auction Closed

July 26, 06:15 PM GMT


15,000 - 20,000 USD

Lot Details



FLOWN silk stars and stripes United States flag. 4 by 6 inches. Inscribed on flag in blue pen on white stripe: "FLOWN TO THE MOON ON APOLLO XI." SIGNED BY BUZZ ALDRIN in blue pen on white stripe. This lot will be accompanied by a Typed Letter Signed from BUZZ ALDRIN.

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

BUZZ ALDRIN'S provenance letter reads: "This letter certifies that this Apollo 11 United States Flag was flown to the Moon aboard the command module Columbia.

In July of 1969, I landed on the Moon as part of the Apollo 11 crew. To help commemorate this historical milestone, I chose to personally carry this 4 by 6 inch American flag with me in my Personal Preference Kit (PPK). This flag symbolizes our great nation and, as such, I proudly carried it with me to the Moon."


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