Lot 9218: NASA Exceptional Service Medal issued to Elizabeth R. Covert in 1978, measuring 1.5? in diameter and suspended from a 1.5? long blue-and-gold ribbon pin. The gold-colored medal features a globe in the center encircled by laurels, with a scroll reading "NASA" across the middle. The reverse is engraved with the award's name, "Exceptional Service." The medal is housed in its original presentation box, along with its matching lapel pin and rosette. Includes the original presentation certificate framed to an overall size of 15 x 12, issued on December 18, 1978, awarding the medal in "recognition of a dedicated career characterized by the qualities of integrity, service, and excellence that has contributed so much to the substance and style of NASA's achievements." Rubbing and chipping to the top of the presentation box affecting some of the lettering, otherwise fine condition.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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