Approx.11" x 13 1/2" Mounted on 16" x 20 1/2" Card. Item #027085
When Gordon Bell was appointed to serve as USIS Information officer in July 1969, little did he know he would be promoted a month later to become U.S. Consul and would host the three astronauts of Apollo 11. In appreciation, they presented him with this photograph and inscribed: To Gordon Bell with Best Wishes From the Apollo 11 Crew (each of whom have boldly signed their names). Also in this collection comes Consul Bell's official appointment book and the official Apollo 11 patch (The earliest patch was intricately woven later copies are less dramatic copies. unframed with some age toning.