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Over $300,000 Worth of Apollo 11 Flown Items Sold at NateDSanders.com

To auction, buy, consign or sell Apollo 11 flown items or to inquire regarding our next Apollo 11 flown auction, please contact Nate@NateDSanders.com or call (310) 440-2982.

Apollo 11 Flown

Apollo 11 flown items are the single most expensive items in the space memorabilia business.  We at NateDSanders.com Auctions have sold over $300,000 worth of Apollo 11 flown items.  Here they are:

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

United States flag flown to the moon on Apollo 11 flown 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 flown item that we auctioned.  Sold for $63,195.

Apollo 11 Flown

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

United States flag flown to the moon on Apollo 11 flown 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 flown item that we have auctioned. Near fine condition overall.  Sold for $62,500.

Apollo 11 Flown

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

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

Apollo 11 flown American flag that went 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.

Apollo 11 Flown

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

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

Stunning United States flag flown to the moon on Apollo 11 flown 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 flown flag to the moon. Fine.  Sold for $21,013.

Apollo 11 Flown

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

Jack Swigert’s Own Space-Flown Apollo 11 Robbins Medal, Serial Number 179

Rare Apollo 11 flown Robbins medal, serial number 179. Front of coin has “Apollo 11” engraved above the mission insignia of an eagle landing on the moon’s surface carrying an olive branch. Verso has three dates for the launch, “July 16, 1969”, landing, “July 20, 1969”, and returned, “July 24, 1969”. For the moon landing missions, three blank fields were included for the launch, lunar landing, and return dates and later engraved, as is the case here. Verso also has the “179” serial number engraved with each astronaut’s last name. Coin measures 1.25” and is made of sterling silver, housed in its original ”Robbins Company” plastic box with an “149” sticker on the bottom. One of the most expensive prices obtained for an Apollo 11 flown Robbins medal.  Fine. With an LOA from Apollo 13 astronaut Jack Swigert’s sister.  Sold for $42,000.

Apollo 11 Flown

Jack Swigert’s Own Space-Flown Apollo 11 Robbins Medal, Serial Number 179

Jack Swigert’s Space-Flown Apollo 11 Robbins Medal, Serial Number 217

Rare Apollo 11 flown Robbins medal, serial number 217. Front of coin has ”Apollo 11” engraved above the mission insignia of an eagle landing on the moon’s surface carrying an olive branch. Verso has three dates for the launch, ”July 16, 1969”, landing, ”July 20, 1969”, and return, ”July 24, 1969”. For the moon landing missions, three blank fields were included for the launch, lunar landing, and return dates and later engraved, as is the case here. Verso also has the ”217” serial number engraved with each astronaut’s last name. Coin measures 1” and is made of sterling silver, housed in its original ”Robbins Company” plastic box with an ”217” sticker on the bottom. Fine. With an LOA from Apollo 13 astronaut Jack Swigert’s sister.  Sold for $34,375.

Apollo 11 Flown

Jack Swigert’s Space-Flown Apollo 11 Robbins Medal, Serial Number 217

Apollo 11 Space-Flown Robbins Medal — From the Jack Swigert Estate

Apollo 11 flown Robbins medal flown; the mission that first put humans on the moon on 20 July 1969. Coin includes mission name and depicts the mission insignia of an eagle landing on the moon’s surface carrying an olive branch. Verso has three dates for the launch, ”July 16, 1969”, landing, ”July 20, 1969” and return, ”July 24, 1969”. Verso also has each astronaut’s last name and the ”178” serial number engraved. Coin measures 1”, made of sterling silver and housed in its original ”Robbins Company” plastic box with serial number sticker on the bottom. Condition on this Apollo 11 Robbins medal is a little worse than the first two mentioned above. From the Jack Swigert estate and with an LOA from his sister.  Sold for $25,000.

Apollo 11 Flown

Apollo 11 Space-Flown Robbins Medal — From the Jack Swigert Estate

Jack Swigert’s Own Official NASA Apollo 11 Patch Flown to the Lunar Surface

Apollo 11 flown beta cloth patch flown to the lunar surface during the Apollo 11 mission and presented to Apollo 13 astronaut Jack Swigert. Beta cloth patches were designed as commemorative pieces to carry along the mission in a material made of fire proof material woven from Teflon fibers. Circular patch features various mission emblems including an eagle landing on the moon’s surface carrying an olive branch. Patch measures 3.25” in diameter and is matted to an overall size of 20.5” x 10.5” with two photos of the Apollo astronauts on the surface of the moon and captions, ”This emblem carried to the lunar surface / July 20, 1969” and below, ”Presented to Jack Swigert in appreciation for your service to Apollo 11 / From Neil, Mike & Buzz.” Some tape residue to lower caption, else near fine overall. An excellent Apollo 11 patch flown to the moon.  With an LOA from Swigert’s sister.  Sold for $17,188.

Apollo 11 Flown

Jack Swigert’s Own Official NASA Apollo 11 Patch Flown to the Lunar Surface

To auction, buy, consign or sell Apollo 11 flown items or to inquire regarding our next Apollo 11 flown auction, please contact Nate@NateDSanders.com or call (310) 440-2982.

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