The story of Neil Armstrong signed NASA portraits

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Comment by Dan Morris on April 6, 2022 at 2:45pm

Thanks for sharing, this was really interesting. I'll have a look at your other videos in due course.

Comment by Steve Zarelli on April 7, 2022 at 7:31am

Glad you liked it, Thanks, Dan.

Comment by Cogo on April 7, 2022 at 8:51am

Agree with Dan, this was really interesting! 

Comment by Steve Zarelli on April 8, 2022 at 7:23am

Thanks Cogo!

Comment by Martin Peters on April 8, 2022 at 11:52am

Great video done by THE most important Armstrong authenticator in the business.  I have attached a circa 25-year old photo of my son holding two of the infamous "Peachstate" Apollo 11 crew signed lithos.  It was due to Steve discovering a "tell" on many of the "Peachstate" Armstrong items that alerted many collectors to the fact that these particular signed items were forgeries.  I am deeply thankful that I was able to secure refunds on both lithos...all due to Steve's skills of observation.  Thanks again, Steve, and keep up the good work!

Comment by Steve Zarelli on April 8, 2022 at 12:00pm

Thanks for the kind words, Marty. Yes those Peachstate fakes fooled a lot of people at first. You are certainly not alone. The Collins were bad too.

That was my first official autograph study which I nicknamed “the Neil Armstrong flag test.” Some others have tried to take credit for it since then… But I wrote the initial study 20 years ago. Hard to believe it’s been so long.

Comment by Christopher Williams on July 3, 2022 at 5:42pm

Steve, this is a great video.  I don't know how I missed it when you posted it.  

I thoroughly enjoyed it.  Very informative.

Comment by Christopher Williams on July 3, 2022 at 5:44pm

Now I know why so many of these have a faded autograph.

Comment by Eric Keith Longo on July 3, 2022 at 5:48pm

Excellent stuff! Thanks Steve!


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