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    Ex. Alan Bean

    Apollo 12 Flown (Certified on Case) Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 115, Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Alan L Bean, in Framed Display with Handwritten and Signed Letter of Authenticity by Bean. This 32mm sterling silver medal was one of 262 flown to the moon aboard Apollo 12, November 14-24, 1969, with crewmembers Conrad, Gordon, and Bean. The obverse of the medal features the mission insignia depicting a clipper ship arriving at the moon (it was an all-Navy crew), trailing fire and flying the U.S. flag. There are four stars in the background, one each for the three astronauts who flew the mission and one for Clifton Williams who was killed on October 5, 1967, during a training flight. He had been assigned to the back-up crew for what would be the Apollo 9 mission and would have most likely been assigned as lunar module pilot for Apollo 12. The reverse has the dates of the mission along with the serial number and the sterling and Robbins hallmarks. Double matted and professionally double-side framed with the letter below to an overall 17.75" x 20.25". Bean has written: "Apollo 12/ Silver/ #115/ Flown" on a white sticker on the bottom of the included case. Beautiful.

    Included with this lot is a handwritten & and signed 2008-dated Letter of Certification on Bean's letterhead stating, in full: "I certify that the accompanying silver Apollo 12 Robbins Medallion identified by the number #115 flew aboard Yankee Clipper, our command module, into lunar orbit 60 miles above the moon in November 14-24 1969 on our Apollo 12 mission. This Medallion has been in my possession since our mission. Its legacy and preservation is your responsibility now as I pass it on to you."


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