COLLINS' FLOWN CREW-SIGNED APOLLO 11 EMBLEM.
A RARE FLOWN ARMSTRONG-SIGNED MISSION ARTIFACT.
Flown Apollo 11 Beta cloth crew emblem, 3½ inches in diameter, printed on white Beta cloth 6 inches square.
SIGNED by the Apollo 11 crew: NEIL ARMSTRONG, MICHAEL COLLINS, and BUZZ ALDRIN. Additionally inscribed by Collins above the emblem with: "Carried to the moon aboard Apollo XI, July 1969." One of the very few flown mission artifacts 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."