The tin glazed earthenware plate decorated in shades of blue with a man on the moon and the names; Collins, Armstrong, Aldrin and under a part of the globe the text FIRST MEN ON THE MOON. The rim with stylized leaves and JULY 20 - 21 1969
Plate designed by: De Bruijn.
Signed on the back in underglaze blue for :
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & CN = 1969
Painter’s initials: VGI = Jos L.P.M. van de Giessen
Employment dates: 1962 - present (= in 2003.)
This plate is shown in Rick Erickson - Royal Delft Page 134 - Fig.11 - 32
Diam.: 18,2 cm. (7,2 inches.)
Weight: 305 grams.