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    APOLLO 10

    Apollo 10 Flown Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 26, Originally from the Personal Collection of Astronaut Jack Swigert, with LOA. This 29mm x 31mm sterling silver shield-shaped medal was one of 300 flown to the moon on 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 the last, 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 with Earth visible in the background. The reverse has the engraved mission dates along with the serial number and the sterling and Robbins hallmarks. An original Robbins case is included. Beautiful.

    Included with this lot is a Letter of Authenticity signed by Jack Swigert's sister, Virginia Swigert, certifying "that this Apollo 10 Robbins Medal Flown serial number 26 was personally owned by Jack Swigert" and that it comes directly from his estate.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    22nd Friday
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