MICHAEL COLLINS' FLOWN APOLLO 11 EMBLEM.
Flown Apollo 11 emblem, 3½ inches in diameter, printed on Beta cloth, 6 inches square. Carried on Apollo 11.
SIGNED BY THE APOLLO 11 CREW Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, and further inscribed by Collins above the emblem, "Carried to the Moon aboard Apollo XI, July 1969." The emblem appeared on the crew members' spacesuits.
WITH COLLINS' signed provenance note, reading: "I certify that the enclosed 6" x 6" Beta cloth Apollo XI crew patch, signed by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and myself, is from my Personal Preference Kit flown to the moon in 1969. All three signatures date back to 1969. I added the inscription at top approx. 25 years later."