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    Apollo 8 Manned Flight Awareness Medal MS67 NGC, One of Only Ten Presented to Neil Armstrong, Directly from The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. The MFA program was instituted at NASA after Gemini as a method to instill a strong sense of quality and flight safety in its employees and those of its contractors by various motivational methods and awards. This 39mm aluminum medal features the text "Borman - Lovell - Anders/ December 21-27, 1968" on the obverse above and below bust portraits of the crew. The reverse states: "First Lunar Apollo Flight. In appreciation for your contribution to the Apollo Saturn Project. The Apollo 8 crew carried metal in this medallion on Man's first flight to the moon." These were minted with a small amount of flown metal taken from the spacecraft. Superb Gem Uncirculated. Sealed in a numbered archival holder, CAG 1000814-007. This lot will include a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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