Lot 9247: Flown Apollo 9 Robbins medal, approximately 1? in diameter, with a raised design of the Apollo 9 mission insignia on the face and engraved with the mission dates on the reverse, "March 3–13, 1969," encircled by the last names of the astronauts in raised text. The sterling silver medal is serial numbered "185" on the edge and includes its original matching case. Encapsulated in a plastic NGC holder and graded MS66, and noting that it originates from the collection of James A. McDivitt. Condition is mint state. Accompanied by a signed letter of provenance from McDivitt (with a PSA authentication sticker on the reverse), in full: "I certify that this Robbins Medallion #185 was flown on Apollo 9 and is from my personal collection."
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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