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Jack Swigert’s Personally Owned Apollo 12 Flown Robbins Medal Sells for $5,000

To auction, buy or sell Apollo 12 flown flags, Apollo 12 flown Robbins medals or any other Apollo 12 flown items, please call Nate D. Sanders at (310) 440-2982 or email Nate@NateDSanders.com.

Apollo 12 Flown

Apollo 12 flown items including Apollo 12 flown flags and Apollo 12 flown Robbins medals are in demand and are somewhat expensive.  Here is a price guide of the Apollo 12 flown items that we have handled at NateDSanders.com Auctions:

Jack Swigert’s Personally Owned Apollo 12 Flown Robbins Medal — Serial Number 168

Apollo 12 flown Robbins medal, serial number 168. Sterling silver medal was flown onboard the spacecraft as one of just 262 flown. Mission insignia designed for Apollo 12 is a scene set in space, with the moon in the background and a clipper ship in the foreground, chosen in honor of the crew members’ background in the Navy. Four stars represent each of the astronauts, including the astronaut killed during training, Clifton Williams. This design is engraved upon the obverse, circumscribed, ”Apollo XII / Conrad – Gordon – Bean”. Reverse is engraved, ”Launched / November 14, 1969 / Landed / November 19, 1969 / Returned / November 24, 1969”, and then the serial number 168 and hallmarks. Measures 1.25” in circumference with minor tarnishing, else near fine. Comes in original case with ”168” sticker affixed to verso, denoting serial number. With an LOA from Apollo 13 astronaut Jack Swigert’s sister.  Sold for $5,000.

Apollo 12 Flown Robbins Medal — Serial Number 139

Apollo 12 flown Robbins medal, serial number 139. Sterling silver medal was flown onboard the spacecraft as one of just 262 flown. Mission insignia designed for Apollo 12 is a scene set in space, with the moon in the background and a clipper ship in the foreground, chosen in honor of the crew members’ background in the Navy. Four stars represent each of the astronauts, including the astronaut killed during training, Clifton Williams. This design is engraved upon the obverse, circumscribed, “Apollo XII / Conrad – Gordon – Bean”. Reverse is engraved, “Launched / November 14, 1969 / Landed / November 19, 1969 / Returned / November 24, 1969”, and then the serial number 139 and hallmarks. Minor tarnishing, else near fine. Comes in original case with “139” sticker affixed to verso, denoting serial number.   Sold for $4,113.

Apollo 12 Flown

Space-Flown Apollo 12 Robbins Medal — Serial Number 139

Apollo 12 Flown American Flag — Mounted to a Certificate Signed by the Entire Crew

Apollo 12 flown American flag, with certificate signed by the crew. Flown flag is mounted to a large certificate signed along its bottom edge, ”Charles Conrad”, ”Dick Gordon” and ”Alan L Bean”. An inscription by an unknown hand reads, ”To Bill, Many thanks for your support of the Apollo XII Mission”. Printed text of the COA captions the flag, ”This flag sailed to the moon on Yankee Clipper, the second manned lunar landing. / APOLLO 12 / November 14-24, 1969”. Cloth flag measures 6” x 4” and certificate measures 9.75” x 11.75”. Toning, two small areas of adhesive residue at edges and fading to Conrad’s signature, with very minor show through of adhesive at flag corners. Overall very good plus.  Sold for $2,500.

Apollo 12 Flown West Virginia State Flag — With COA Signed by The Crew, Charles Conrad, Richard Gordon & Alan L. Bean

Apollo 12 flown West Virginia flag, with COA signed by the crew. Flown flag is mounted to a large COA signed along its bottom edge, ”Charles Conrad”, ”Dick Gordon” and Alan L Bean”. Printed text of the COA captions the flag, ”This flag sailed to the moon on Yankee Clipper, the second manned lunar landing. / APOLLO 12 / November 14-24, 1969”. Bean additionally inscribes, ”To Rosalie & Ron – With our very best wishes – It was a fantastic mission.” Cloth flag measures 6.25” x 4” and certificate measures 9.75” x 11.75”. Toning to COA and some fading to signatures, especially Conrad’s, else near fine.  Sold for $2,082.

To auction, buy or sell Apollo 12 flown flags or any Apollo 12 flown Robbins medals, please call Nate D. Sanders at (310) 440-2982 or email Nate@NateDSanders.com.

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