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    Apollo 12 Flown MS67 NGC Sterling Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 176, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty. This 32mm medal was one of 262 flown to the moon aboard Apollo 12, November 14-24, 1969, with crewmembers Charles Conrad, Richard Gordon, and Alan Bean. The obverse of the medal features the mission insignia depicting a clipper ship arriving at the moon (it was an all-Navy crew), trailing fire and flying the U.S. flag. There are four stars in the background, one each for the three astronauts who flew the mission and one for Clifton Williams who was killed on October 5, 1967, during a training flight. He had been assigned to the back-up crew for what would be the Apollo 9 mission and would have most likely been assigned as lunar module pilot for Apollo 12. The reverse shows the dates of the mission along with the serial number and the sterling and Robbins hallmarks. As a member of the astronaut office, Armstrong was allowed to purchase this medal. Included with this lot is the original plastic case with the numbered sticker on the bottom. A rarely-seen Superb Gem example. This lot will include a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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