Lot #7325
Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 12 Robbins Medallion (Attested as Flown)

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Estimate: $5000+

Description

Buzz Aldrin’s sterling silver Apollo 12 Robbins medallion, approximately 1.25″ in diameter, with a raised design of the Apollo 12 mission insignia on the face—a 'Yankee Clipper' ship sailing over the moon's 'Ocean of Storms,' the location of the Apollo 12 landing site. The reverse is engraved with the launch date of November 14, 1969; moon landing date of November 19, 1969; and return date of November 24, 1969. The medal is serial numbered "225" and stamped below with the Robbins "Sterling" hallmark. Condition is mint state, with light tarnishing. Accompanied by the original case (which has a cracked lid) and a letter of provenance from aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte, who attests to the medallion's flown status and certifies that the medal "originated from the collection of Buzz Aldrin and was first sold in 1990 by Superior Galleries."

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space Exploration
  • Dates: #646 - Ended October 20, 2022




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