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    Apollo 9 Flown MS67 NGC Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 63, Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Rusty Schweickart, with Signed Letter of Certification. This 25mm sterling silver medal was one of 350 flown aboard Apollo 9, March 3-13, 1969, in the first space test of the complete Apollo spacecraft that included the third piece of Apollo hardware- the lunar module. Its three-man crew consisted of Jim McDivitt, Dave Scott, and Rusty Schweickart. The obverse is not quite true to the mission insignia as the lettering around the outside is left out. It does feature a Saturn V rocket with the letters "USA" on it. To its right, an Apollo CSM is shown next to a LM; the CSM is trailing rocket fire in a circle around the Roman numerals "IX". The reverse features the dates of the mission, names of the crew, the serial number, and the sterling and Robbins hallmarks. Tagged by NGC "Ex: Russell L. Schweickart". A Superb Gem Uncirculated example from a mission crewmember.

    Included with this lot is a Letter of Certification signed by Rusty Schweickart on his personal letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that Apollo 9 silver Robbins Medallion, serial # 63, was flown with me aboard the Apollo 9 mission in 1969. This medallion has been in my personal collection since the mission."


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    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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