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."