Apollo 17 Flown Items to the Moon Can Be Worth as Much as $60,000 at NateDSanders.com
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Apollo 17 Flown
Apollo 17 flown items all begin and end with the Apollo 17 Robbins Medal. Hardly any of them were flown to the moon. You can see from the below example what happens when we auction one off. It sells for $56,250. Apollo 17 flown flags are okay too; just not in the same ballpark. We sold a flown United States flag for $3,188. Below are descriptions and pictures:
Jack Swigert’s Own Apollo 17 Flown Robbins Medal, Serial Number 41
Apollo 17 flown Robbins medal, serial number 41. Sterling silver medal commemorates Apollo 17 as the most recent lunar landing conducted by NASA to date. The mission launched 7 December 1972 and returned safely twelve days later. Pictorial obverse is cast with mission insignia, featuring stylized design elements of the U.S. flag and an eagle, alongside a bust in profile of Greek god Apollo. Figures are set against a detailed space ground featuring the moon and ringed planets. Scene is circumscribed by title, ”Apollo XVII / Cernan-Evans-Schmitt”. Reverse reads, ”Launch / Dec. 6, 1972 / Taurus-Littrow / Dec. 11, 1972 / Entry / Dec. 19, 1972”, circumscribed, ”America – Challenger / Apollo XVII The Beginning”. Coin measures 1.25” and is made of sterling silver, housed in its original ”Robbins Company” plastic box with an ”41” sticker on the bottom. Fine. With an LOA from Apollo 13 astronaut Jack Swigert’s sister. Sold for $56,250.
Apollo 17 Flown to the Moon United States Flag
Apollo 17 flown to the moon United States flag, the last U.S. lunar mission. Flown flag is mounted to a certificate reading, “National Aeronautics and Space Administration / John F. Kennedy Space Center / Edmund F. Smith / Presented in appreciation of your role in the success of the Apollo Program. This flag was carried around the moon by the Apollo 17 Astronauts December 10-14, 1972″. Signed by an unknown official. Cloth flag measures 5.75″ x 4”. Foxing to edges of certificate and toning to verso; very good. Flag is near fine. Sold for $3,188.
To auction, buy, consign or sell Apollo 17 flown items, please contact Nate@NateDSanders.com or call (310) 440-2982.