Lot 9479: Unflown sterling silver Apollo-Soyuz Robbins Medal, approximately 1.25? in diameter, with a raised design on the face of the mission insignia, and the mission and astronauts' names in both English and Cyrillic. The reverse is engraved with the launch and entry dates, as well as "First Joint U.S.-U.S.S.R. Space Flight." Medal is serial numbered on the rim, "272," and includes its original matching case. Condition is mint state, with some toning to rim and inscription field. Accompanied by a signed letter of provenance from Dave Scott, in part: "I hereby certify that the Apollo Suyoz Test Project (ASTP) Silver Medallion No. '272' included with this letter is from my personal collection and represents the first mission of international cooperation flown by the United States and the Soviet Union...I specifically requested the ASTP number '272' included with this letter."
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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