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    Apollo 11: Custom Lunar Module Ring with Eleven Diamonds and a 20 Carat Amethyst, by Pierre Touraine with Provenance Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. A totally unique, hand-crafted piece of jewelry created for Armstrong with incredible symbolism as noted in the enclosed sheet:

    "THE LM"
    A RING__TO COMMEMORATE THE MOON LANDING
    A Feldspar Moonstone surrounded by eleven diamonds symbolizes the Moon Voyage of Appollo [sic] 11

    The golden legs of the "LM" sit astride a 20 carat Amethyst representing the "purple moon rocks"

    Diamond studded Eagles on the base of the ring carry the colors of our flag in ruby diamond and sapphire.

    Engraved inside ring- "Tranquility Base here- The Eagle has landed" Neil Armstrong 7-20-1969

    Ring was designed and made by Pierre Touraine the stones were cut from rough materials by Pierre. The Amethyst is from an Arizona mine. Significant also, is the fact that Feldspar is one of the minerals found in the Lunar samples brought back to earth.

    Includes custom display stand and original case. Excellent. CAG 1002098-013 & 1002097-004. This lot will include an encapsulated CAG Photo Certificate with a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

    Learn more about Collectibles Authentication Guaranty (CAG).


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2019
    16th-18th Tuesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 24
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