COLLINS' FLOWN CREW-SIGNED APOLLO 11 EMBLEM. A RARE FLOWN ARMSTRONG-SIGNED MISSION ARTIFACT.
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COLLINS' FLOWN CREW-SIGNED APOLLO 11 EMBLEM. A RARE FLOWN ARMSTRONG-SIGNED MISSION ARTIFACT.
Sold for US$ 62,500 inc. premium
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Lot Details
COLLINS' FLOWN CREW-SIGNED APOLLO 11 EMBLEM. A RARE FLOWN ARMSTRONG-SIGNED MISSION ARTIFACT.
Flown Apollo 11 crew mission emblem, 3½ inches in diameter, printed on Beta cloth, 6 inches square.

Flown on Apollo 11 and into lunar orbit. 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." This is the emblem that was worn on all the Apollo 11 crew members' space suits — an eagle flying above the surface of the moon carrying an olive branch.

With MICHAEL COLLINS' manuscript provenance note reading: "I certify that the enclosed crew-signed Beta cloth patch was flown to the moon aboard Apollo XI in July 1969, and has been in my possession ever since. Michael Collins, CMP. February 15, 2014."
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