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FlyOften
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posted 05-16-2014 07:30 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for FlyOften     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Does anyone know anything about the history of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne NASA medallions made with metal flown on a space shuttle mission that has appeared on eBay?

It is very nice, the seller says only less than 200 were produced.

tnperri
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posted 05-16-2014 01:50 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for tnperri   Click Here to Email tnperri     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Yes, I have these in my collection. Don't know the mintage but have not seen a lot of these lately, though they do tend to show up once in a while.

Space Shuttle Main Engine by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne

  • Year: 2010
  • Mint/Issuer: Pratt & Whitney
  • Mintage:: Unknown
  • Flown metal: Metal flown on an actual space shuttle mission

Robert Pearlman
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posted 05-16-2014 01:59 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
As noted on the medals, Pratt & Whitney underwrote the minting of these medals for distribution by NASA ("Made for NASA by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne").

They were produced by Winco International (though please do not contact Winco, as they can neither sell them, nor will they furnish additional information).

JBoe
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posted 05-16-2014 05:26 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for JBoe   Click Here to Email JBoe     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I've been trying to get my hands on one for two years now with no luck.

I have a potential lead, but it may not pan out. I would recommend taking a "small loan out" since they are HOT and collectors desire high prices!

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