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    Rare Apollo flight suit

    Apollo: Neil Armstrong's Personally Owned and Worn Early Apollo-Era Flight Suit by Flite Wear with Type 3 NASA Vector Patch, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. A standard blue NASA flight suit, owned and worn by Neil Armstrong. At the neck is the manufacturer's tag from "Flite Wear by Land Mfg. Co." of Wichita, Kansas (no size given). An ultra-rare embroidered NASA Type 3 "Meatball" vector patch is sewn on the left breast. A piece of Velcro is sewn on the right breast for attachment of a name tag (not included but a suitable example can be found in this auction- Lot 50031). Velcro adjustments at the waist with multiple zippers and pockets all over. This is one of the key items in this auction, a museum-worthy piece of Space memorabilia. General wear with minor stains and the left sleeve has a 6" seam rip, overall fine. Quite clean and presentable for display. CAG 1002098-017. This lot will include an encapsulated CAG Photo Certificate with a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2019
    16th-18th Tuesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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