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    Apollo 12 Flown MS67 NGC Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 195, Originally from the Personal Collection of Astronaut Joe Kerwin, with Signed Letter of Certification. This 32mm sterling silver medal was one of 262 flown to the moon aboard Apollo 12, November 14-24, 1969, with crewmembers Charles Conrad, Dick Gordon, and Alan 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. A beautiful Superb Gem Uncirculated medal.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Certification from Dr. Kerwin on his personal letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that silver Apollo 12 Robbins Medal, serial number 195, is one that was flown to the moon aboard the mission November 14-24, 1969. As a member of the Astronaut Flight Office, I had the privilege of purchasing a flown medal for this mission. This medal is from my personal collection and has been in my possession since receiving it just after the mission."


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    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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