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    Apollo 10 Flown Silver Robbins Medallion Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot John Young, Serial Number 81, with Signed LOA. This 29mm x 31mm sterling silver shield-shaped medal was one of 300 flown to the moon on Apollo 10, May 18-26, 1969, with crewmembers Tom Stafford, Gene Cernan, and John Young. The medallions stayed with Young aboard the Command Module Charlie Brown while Stafford and Cernan flew the Lunar Module Snoopy to within 50,000 feet of the lunar surface on the last, full-scale dress rehearsal for the Apollo 11 landing. The obverse of the medal features the mission insignia while the reverse has the engraved mission dates along with the serial number and the sterling and Robbins hallmarks. No original plastic Robbins case is included. Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a letter of authenticity signed "John W. Young" on his personal letterhead, stating: "I hereby certify that Apollo 10 silver Robbins Medal, serial number 81, was flown to the moon with me aboard Apollo 10 May 18-26, 1969, and has been a part of my personal collection since the mission."


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    June, 2011
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