[APOLLO 9]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 9. COMMANDER JAMES MCDIVITT'S APOLLO 9 SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION
6,000 - 8,000 USD
FROM THE COLLECTION OF A PROMINENT WEST COAST COLLECTOR
FLOWN ON APOLLO 9
COMMANDER JAMES MCDIVITT'S FLOWN APOLLO 9 SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION
FLOWN Apollo 9 Robbins Medallion #229, NGC MS 64 (certificate number: 4068608-001), sterling silver, 25 mm in diameter. Obverse features the mission insignia with the Saturn V rocket, Command Service Module, and Lunar Module, reverse engraved with the mission dates ("March 3-13 1969"), and serial number. With a Typed Letter Signed by JAMES A MCDIVITT on his personal letterhead.
ONE OF ONLY 350 MINTED AND FLOWN
Apollo 9 was the third manned mission in the Apollo program. It was also the first flight of the Command/Service Module (CSM) with the Lunar Module, as illustrated in the design of the mission insignia.
James McDivitt's provenance letter reads: "I certify that this Robbins Medallion - #229/#350 was flown aboard Apollo 9, from March 3-13th, 1969. This medallion came from my personal collection."