A complete set of six sterling silver “Milestones of Manned Flight” medallions issued in 1969 by TWA. Each medallion measures approximately 1.5 inches in diameter and honors those that assisted in manned flight. Coins honor Leonardo Da Vinci, the Montgolfier Brothers, the Wright brothers, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, and the Apollo 11 crew. Each medal is affixed to a Lucite stand on an 8″ diameter turntable and housed in a 10 x 11 x 10 lighted display case, with an engraved plaque on one side which reads, “presented to Dr. Werner von Braun, Milestones in Manned Flight 1969.” In fine condition. The turntable does not work. RR Auction COA.
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