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    Apollo 13 Unflown PF65 Ultra Cameo NGC Silver Franklin Mint Medal, Serial Number 0107, Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander James Lovell, with Signed LOA. This 38mm medallion features the mission insignia on the obverse depicting the name of the mission, three of Apollo's chariot horses flying toward the moon, and the slogan "Ex Luna, Scientia" ("from the moon, knowledge"). The reverse features images of and the text "Spacecraft Odyssey and Aquarius" and the crew's full names: "James A. Lovell Jr - Fred W. Haise Jr - Thomas K Mattingly". This is one of the only items that has been discovered to contain the names of the original crew (Mattingly was replaced at the last minute by Swigert). This medal, from the personal collection of Apollo 13 Commander James Lovell, is extremely desirable.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Certification from Lovell on his company letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that this Apollo 13 sterling silver Franklin Mint medal #0107, which also lists the original scheduled crew on its reverse is one of 200 original specimens that were made for me to take aboard the mission April 11-17, 1970. This medal is from my personal collection and has been in my possession since the mission."


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    19th Friday
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