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    Apollo 9 Flown Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 178, and Segment of Electrical Umbilical Cord in Acrylic Display Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Rusty Schweickart, with Signed Letter of Certification. A 3" diameter x 0.875" tall Lucite cylinder containing an Apollo 9 flown sterling silver Robbins medal, serial Number 178 (of 300 flown), as well as a 1" long piece of electrical cable. The following explanatory text is printed on the bottom: "Electrical Umbilical Used To Join/ CSM 104 - LM3 In Flight, Apollo 9". A unique and interesting memento from the first manned flight of the lunar module, only the second example we've encountered. Original box included. Pristine.

    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 # 178, and Umbilical Cord section both encapsulated together in Lucite were flown with me aboard the Apollo 9 mission in 1969. This Lucite encapsulation has been in my personal collection since the mission."


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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