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    Luna 9 Spacecraft Commemorative Emblems. A 5" x 1.5" pennant-shaped red enamel medal with the Soviet State Emblem and the text: "СОЮЗ СОВЕТСКИХ СОНИАЛИСТИЦЕСКИХ РЕСПУБЛИК" (USSR). On the reverse is an emblem representing the trip from the Earth to the moon with "ЯНВАРЬ 1966Г" (January 1966) engraved. Also, a 2" x 1.875" pentagonal-shaped medal engraved "ЯНВАРЬ 1966Г" in the center with the same text as above around. The reverse features the Soviet State Emblem trimmed in red enamel. Luna 9 was launched January 31, 1966, and was the first spacecraft to achieve a soft landing on the moon (or any other planetary body). Beautiful medals as originally only presented to Soviet dignitaries. Excellent.

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    November, 2019
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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