Moon Replica, Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong

This pewter moon is part of a display set of five Apollo 11 commemorative items given by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong. Rodolfo Putignani, an Italian silversmith, made three display sets in all and gave them to the U.S. government for presentation to the three Apollo 11 astronauts in honor of their historic first landing on the moon in July 1969.

Gift of Neil Armstrong

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Rodolfo Putignani

Type
AWARDS-Miscellaneous

Materials
Pewter moon in leather, metal, and felt display box with four other artifacts
Dimensions
3-D: 6.4 x 6.4cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

This pewter moon is part of a display set of five Apollo 11 commemorative items given by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong. Rodolfo Putignani, an Italian silversmith, made three display sets in all and gave them to the U.S. government for presentation to the three Apollo 11 astronauts in honor of their historic first landing on the moon in July 1969.

Gift of Neil Armstrong

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Rodolfo Putignani

Type
AWARDS-Miscellaneous

Materials
Pewter moon in leather, metal, and felt display box with four other artifacts
Dimensions
3-D: 6.4 x 6.4cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

ID: A19810242000