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We Came In Peace For All Mankind

Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong

and Buzz Aldrin left a plaque on the

Moon with the following inscription:

Here Men From The Planet Earth

First Set Foot Upon The Moon

July 1969, A. D.

We Came In Peace For All Mankind

Neil A. Armstrong

Astronaut

Michael Collins

Astronaut

Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr.

Astronaut

Richard Nixon

President, United States of America

(To view any of the objects

closeup, click on the image and

then select the Zoomify magnifiying

glass at the bottom right of the image.)

$11.75 Landing on the Moon single

The 11.75 dollar Landing On The Moon stamp was issued July 8, 2000. This stamp along with three others issued a few days before and after were the first postage stamps with holographic images produced by the United States. (Scott 3413)

$2.40 Moon Landing single

The 2.40-dollar 20th Anniversary of the Moon Landing stamp was issued July 20, 1989. (Scott 2419)

$9.95 Moon Landing single

The 9.95-dollar 25th Anniversary of the Moon Landing stamp was issued July 20, 1994.

18c multicolored Exploring the Moon single

The 18-cent Exploring The Moon stamp was issued on May 21, 1981, along with seven other stamps commemorating American spaceflight. (Scott 1912)