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    Apollo 16 Unflown Silver Robbins Medallion Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander John Young, with Signed LOA. This 35mm sterling silver medal is one of 300 made to commemorate the Apollo 16 flight, the fifth manned mission to land on the moon. Crewmembers Young, Mattingly, and Duke participated in the April 16-27, 1972, mission. The obverse features the mission insignia, an eagle and shield above the moon along with the surnames of the crewmembers. The reverse features the engraved dates. The sterling and Robbins hallmarks are on the rim. Excellent.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Authenticity on his personal letterhead. It reads, in full: "I hereby certify that Apollo 16 silver Robbins Medal, identified by having no serial number, was not flown aboard the mission April 16-27, 1972. However, it is a genuine Robbins Medal and has been a part of my personal collection since the mission."


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    November, 2013
    1st Friday
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