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    Neil Armstrong Signed Lunar Surface Color Photograph
    8" x 10"
    PSA/DNA Grade 9



    This catalog celebrates the "Golden Anniversary" of the First Man on the Moon, which is chronicled in this photograph from the lunar surface taken 50 years ago on July 20, 1969. This representation of the unparalleled historic event ironically shows the Second Man on the Moon Buzz Aldrin saluting the flag. However, the signature on the color photo IS that of "First Man" Neil Armstrong who actually took the photo and immortalized this iconic image. The legendary astronaut also signed this picture, making it a rare and significant treasure. The American hero passed away in 2012, so any item of memorabilia with his signature is bound to be something special. The accompanying Letter of Authenticity from PSA/DNA certifies that the signature is indeed that of Neil Armstrong, and a superlative Grade 9 has been placed on the autograph. This is a singular piece of memorabilia associated with the Apollo 11 mission - which changed the world and human history - signed by the First Man to ever set foot upon another celestial body. The photo is in great condition, and the famous signature inscribed on it is authentic and superb. The Letter of Grading and Authenticity dated June 06, 2019 references Certification Number AG08018.


    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    July
    20th Saturday 11:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    July
    20th Saturday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 72001-72158) - 12:00 PM Central Time, Saturday, July 20, 2019.
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    Heritage Auctions - Design District Showroom
    1518 Slocum Street
    Dallas, TX 75207

    Current Bid:
    $4,100
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