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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. Not in original plastic case. Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a letter of authenticity signed "John W. Young" on his personal letterhead, stating: "I hereby certify that the accompanying Apollo 16 silver Robbins Medal, with no edge serial number, although unflown, is a genuine Robbins Medal made at the same time, as the ones that were flown, has been a part of my personal collection since the mission."


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    3rd Friday
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