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    Apollo 12 Flown Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 223, Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Alan Bean, with Certificate of Authenticity. This 32mm sterling silver medal was one of 262 flown to the moon aboard Apollo 12, November 14-24, 1969, with crewmembers Pete 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. Excellent.

    Included with this lot is a COA on Alan Bean's letterhead signed by daughter Amy Bean reading, in full: "I hereby certify that the accompanying Apollo 12 Silver Robbins Medallion, Number 223, traveled with Pete Conrad, Dick Gordon, and Alan Bean aboard the Command Module, 'Yankee Clipper' during their historic mission to the moon in November of 1969."


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