Lot 523: Flown sterling silver Apollo 9 Robbins medal with a raised design of the mission insignia on the face, approximately 1? in diameter, engraved with the mission dates on the reverse, "March 3–13, 1969," encircled by the names of the astronauts in raised text. The medal is serial numbered "14" and includes its original matching case, with the foam material inside disintegrating. Condition is normal with light toning. Accompanied by a signed letter of provenance from Dave Scott, in part: "I hereby certify that the Apollo 9 silver medallion number '14' included with this letter is from my personal collection and was flown aboard Apollo 9, March 3–13, 1969. I was Command Module Pilot on Apollo 9…I specifically requested the Apollo 9 number '14' included with this letter."
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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