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    Apollo 16 Unflown Silver Robbins Medallion from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Charlie Duke. This 35mm sterling silver medal, with the mission dates engraved on the reverse is in its original issue plastic box. This medallion, though not flown, was made to commemorate the Apollo 16 flight, the fifth manned mission to land on the moon. Duke was a member of the crew, which also included John W. Young and Ken Mattingly, Jr., during the April 20-27, 1972, mission. The design features an eagle and shield above the moon, and the surnames of the crewmembers. The reverse features the engraved dates. Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Authenticity from Charles M. Duke, Jr. on his personal letterhead.

    For more information on this topic, be sure to read Howard Weinberger's article, The Enigmatic Apollo 16 Robbins Medals.


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    October, 2008
    7th Tuesday
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