18 July 2019
THE U.S. FLAG ON THE MOON – Photograph signed. 1969.
The forgotten frame taken right before Buzz Aldrin's most recognized image with the U.S. flag.
SIGNED and INSCRIBED: “Buzz Aldrin, Apollo XI LMP.” Neil Armstrong captured two images of Aldrin standing by the national flag. This frame is the first of the two, showing Aldrin saluting; his right-hand fingers can be seen next to his gold helmet visor.
Vintage color photograph, 8 by 10 inches, a full-frame Hasselblad photograph, image 7.25 inches square. NASA ID number AS11-40-5874 in red at upper left corner. "A Kodak Paper" printed on verso.
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