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Lot 113
MICHAEL COLLINS' CREW-SIGNED APOLLO 11 EMBLEM.
US$ 60,000 - 80,000
£35,000 - 47,000
Auction Details
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Lot Details
MICHAEL COLLINS' CREW-SIGNED APOLLO 11 EMBLEM.
Flown Apollo 11 crew mission emblem, 3½ inches in diameter, printed on Beta cloth, 6 inches square. Carried on the first lunar landing mission.

Signed by the Apollo 11 crew: NEIL ARMSTRONG, MICHAEL COLLINS, and BUZZ ALDRIN. Additionally inscribed by Collins above the emblem: "Carried to the moon aboard Apollo XI, July 1969." A rare mission artifact that has been signed by the first man to step on the moon—Neil Armstrong.
With MICHAEL COLLINS' manuscript provenance note, reading: "I certify that the enclosed 6" by 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 the top approx. 25 years later. Michael Collins, Nov. 1, 2004."
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