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    Apollo 10 Flown MS67 NGC Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 43, Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Gene Cernan, with both Handwritten and Typed Signed Letters of Certification. This 29mm x 31mm sterling silver shield-shaped medal was one of 300 flown to the moon aboard Apollo 10, May 18-26, 1969, with crewmembers Tom Stafford, Gene Cernan, and John Young. The medallions stayed with Young aboard the Command Module Charlie Brown while Stafford and Cernan flew the Lunar Module Snoopy to within 50,000 feet of the lunar surface on a full-scale dress rehearsal for the Apollo 11 landing. The obverse of the medal features the mission insignia depicting a large Roman numeral "X" on the moon with the command and lunar modules preparing to rendezvous. Earth is visible in the background. The reverse has the engraved mission dates along with the serial number and the sterling and Robbins hallmarks. A Superb Gem Uncirculated example from a crewmember.

    Included with this lot is a handwritten and signed Letter of Certification on Cernan's personal letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that Apollo X Silver Robbins Medal, serial number 43, was flown with me aboard the mission to the moon May 18-26, 1969. This medal is from my personal collection of Space artifacts and has been in my possession since that mission."

    Also included with this lot is a signed Letter of Certification on Cernan's personal letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that Apollo 10 silver Robbins Medal, serial number 43, was flown with me aboard the mission to the moon May 18-26, 1969. This medal is from my personal collection of space artifacts and has been in my possession since the mission."


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