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Apollo 11 Flag Flown to the Moon

One of the great rarities of the space memorabilia collecting genre also happens to be one of the pieces most in demand — the Apollo 11 Flag Flown to the Moon.  This flag has been sold in a variety of forms but most often it is mounted on a NASA certificate and signed by Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins.  We have sold four of these flags a record four different times, with the last two times, each having the price realized top over $62,500.  One Apollo 11 Flag Flown to the Moon that we sold was only signed by Buzz Aldrin but it still sold for over $20,000.  Here are the four Apollo 11 Flag Flown to the Moon signed certificates that we have sold and their prices realized:

Exceptionally Scarce Apollo 11 Flag Flown to the Moon — Signed by Armstrong, Aldrin & Collins

United States flag flown to the moon on Apollo 11 during the historic 1969 mission. Flag is mounted to an official NASA certificate reading: ”This flag traveled to the Moon with Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing, July 20, 1969.” Certificate is signed ”Neil Armstrong”, ”Michael Collins” and ”Buzz Aldrin” in felt tip and has the Apollo 11 crew emblem near the center. Printed along the bottom edge are the first words by Neil Armstrong after stepping upon the moon: ”One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”. The silk United States flag measures 6” x 4”, mounted to the NASA certificate, which measures 10” x 12”. Some show through of adhesive to flag corners and light toning to certificate, else near fine.  Our most expensive Apollo 11 flag flown to the moon that we auctioned.  Sold for $63,195.

 

 

United States flag flown to the moon on Apollo 11 during the historic 1969 mission. Flag is mounted to an official NASA certificate reading: ”This flag traveled to the Moon with Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing, July 20, 1969”. Certificate is signed ”Neil Armstrong”, ”Michael Collins” and ”Buzz Aldrin” in felt tip and features the Apollo 11 crew emblem. Printed along bottom edge are the words spoken by Neil Armstrong after stepping upon the moon: ”One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”. Accompanied by 84pp. copy of commemorative Newsweek magazine from 11 August 1969, featuring color photos of the moonwalk. Silk United States flag measures 6” x 4”, mounted to the NASA certificate, which measures 10” x 12”. Light toning to certificate, and fading to Collins’ signature. Our second-most expensive Apollo 11 flag flown to the moon that we auctioned. Near fine condition overall.  Sold for $62,500.

 

Apollo 11 Space-Flown Flag — Affixed to a NASA Certificate Signed by Each of the Apollo 11 Crew Members: Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins & Buzz Aldrin

American flag flown aboard the historic Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Printed 4” x 6” fabric flag accompanied the astronauts on Apollo 11 in their successful landing on the moon that historic 20 July 1969 day. Flag is affixed to an official NASA certificate with the Apollo 11 insignia and reading: ”This flag traveled to the moon with Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing, July 20, 1969”. Hand-signed in felt pen, ”Neil Armstrong”, ”Michael Collins” and ”Buzz Aldrin”. Certificate measures 9.5” x 11.5” and is framed to an overall size of 15” x 17”. Some minor show-through of glue from verso of flag in four spots and minor toning to certificate, else near fine. A mint condition Apollo 11 flag flown to the moon.  A scarce memento from the historic mission.  Sold for $47,652.

 

Exceptionally Scarce Apollo 11 Flag Flown to the Moon Signed by Buzz Aldrin

Stunning United States flag flown to the moon on Apollo 11 during the historic 1969 mission. With an official NASA certificate reading: ”This flag traveled to the Moon with Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing, July 20, 1969.” The certificate has the Apollo 11 crew emblem near the center with the additional wording of: ”Apollo 11, July 16-24, 1969. ARMSTRONG — COLLINS — ALDRIN.” Printed along the bottom edge are the first words by Neil Armstrong after stepping upon the moon: ”One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” The silk United States flag measures 6” x 4” and is mounted to the NASA certificate, which measures 10” x 12”. A beautiful unsigned Apollo 11 flag flown to the moon. Fine.  Sold for $21,013.

 

To auction, buy, consign or sell an Apollo 11 Flag Flown to the Moon, please contact Nate@NateDSanders.com or call (310) 440-2982.

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