Lot 507: Flown Apollo 7 Robbins medal, approximately 1? in diameter, with a raised design on the face featuring the mission insignia. The reverse of the sterling silver medal is engraved with the launch date, "Oct. 11. 1968," and serial number, "55." In very good condition, with damage to the reverse. Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from astronaut Scott Carpenter, certifying that this medal was "flown aboard the Apollo 7 spacecraft from October 11-22, 1968" and was a part of his personal collection. An ever-desirable flown piece from the first manned mission of the historic Apollo program.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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