|Apollo 11 official NASA cachet on cover with a Kennedy Space Center machine cancel. Hand-painted cachet by Alec Bartos, the Romanian Astrophilately Chairman, visual artist and stamp designer. Alec painted this cover with contents carried in Armstrong's Personal Preference Kit (PPK) - a piece of wood from the Wright brothers' 1903 airplane's left propeller, a piece of muslin fabric from its upper left wing, a gold olive branch pin that was left on the Moon's surface.|
|Apollo 11 crew-signed "Type 2" Dow-Unicover Insurance Cover with an "Apollo 8" 8¢ U.S. stamp affixed and cancelled July 16, 1969 (the date of the launch) with Kennedy Space Center machine cancel. Signed by Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.|
|TV images of Neil Armstrong (the commander of Apollo 11), the first man to walk on the moon.|
|Apollo 11 First Man On The Moon (Space City Cover Society) cover cancelled with a Houston postmark on July 20, 1969. Signed by Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon.|
|TV image of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon.|
|Top: Apollo 11 USS Hornet Captain's cover
with USS Hornet hand cancel. 6,000 copies of this envelope were produced by the ship's commanding officer. Signed by Captain Carl J. Seiberlich.|
Bottom: Apollo 11 USS Hornet Captain's cover with USS Hornet machine cancel. Double-printing of the ship on lower right of the cover.
|Beck printed cachet cover B804 cachet was meant for USS Goldsborough, but this one went to USS Hornet. Only one observed, it could be unique.|
|Apollo 11 USS Hornet recovery ship cover attached with a small piece of flown Kapton foil from the Apollo 11 Command Module.|
|Apollo 11 USS Hornet recovery ship covers with a variation of hand cancel without the AM time slug.|
Top: Apollo 11 USS Hornet recovery ship cover attached with a sample piece of the orange flotation collar.
Bottom: Apollo 11 USS Hornet recovery ship cover signed by William Pierce Rogers, who served as President Richard M. Nixon's Secretary of State from January 22, 1969, until September 3, 1973.
|USS Arlington (AGMR-2) served as President Nixon's "Floating White House" during the Apollo 11 recovery. While USS Hornet was the primary recovery ship, USS Arlington provided communications support. After the Apollo 11 recovery both ships steamed for Pearl Harbour with Hornet arriving first. While most USS Arlington ship covers have a Honolulu postmark, only a small quantity cancelled with "USS Arlington" as shown here.|