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    Ex. Richard Gordon

    Apollo 9 Flown Silver Robbins Medallion Tie Tack/ Pin, Serial Number 40, Directly from the Family Collection of Astronaut Richard Gordon, with Certificate of Authenticity. 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 lunar module. Its three-man crew consisted of Jim McDivitt, Dave Scott, and Rusty Schweickart. The obverse features 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. It has been modified by Robbins to be used as a pin or tie tack. Very fine.

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    November, 2020
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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