Take One Small Step or a Giant Leap Into Collecting Apollo 11 Memorabilia

If you love the space program, you may want to collect new or used Apollo 11 memorabilia. The vast variety of Apollo 11 memorabilia for sale on eBay means that almost everyone can find something that interests them.

Did the U.S. Mint make any commemorative coins?

Yes, the U.S. Mint made several commemorative coins, including:

  • Eisenhower dollar: The Eisenhower dollar that was minted from 1971 to 1979 features the Apollo 11 official insignia on its reverse.
  • Susan B. Anthony dollar: The 1979 Susan B. Anthony dollar shows the Apollo 11 patch on its reverse side.
  • Ohio quarter: The Ohio quarter has the likeness of Apollo astronaut Neil Armstrong on its backside.
  • 2019 commemorative coins: This set of coins has Aldrin's boot print on its reverse, and the obverse shows Aldrin's iconic photograph.
Were any stamps made to honor Apollo 11?

Yes, the United States Postal Service released two stamps in 2019 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the flight. One stamp shows Armstrong's photo of Aldrin stepping onto the moon, and the second stamp shows the site that Apollo 11 landed from Mobile, Alabama. Since Apollo 11 landed on the moon, there have been over 500 stamps in over 50 countries.

Is there an official Apollo 11 patch?

Yes, there is an official Apollo 11 patch. It depicts an eagle with olive branches in its mouth landing on the moon's surface. In the distance, to the left of the eagle, on the dark blue patch is the earth. Around the outside of the patch is an interior line of blue needlework with a line of gold needlework surrounding it.

Unique Apollo 11 memorabilia

You can often find many unusual Apollo 11 artifacts for sale, including:

  • Apollo 11 star map: This was used by Aldrin and Armstrong to determine how long they had been on the moon.
  • Letters: The crew of Apollo 11 hand signed many letters before and after their spaceflight.
  • Clothing: Many types of clothing with Apollo 11 written on it were worn by the ground support crew.
  • Photos: Many photos were taken during training, and some were signed by the astronauts.
  • Small items: From camera brushes to storage straps, NASA has sold many small items to help raise funds for future flights.
Can you find Apollo 11 memorabilia signed by the crew?

Yes, you can find many items signed by Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. You may also find items signed by Neil Armstrong, but he refused to sign most things; therefore, his signature is often highly sought by collectors.