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    One of only 70 flown

    Skylab III (SL-4) Flown MS64 NGC Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 41F, Directly from the Personal Collection of Support Crew Member Rusty Schweickart, with Signed Letter of Certification. This 37mm x 35mm sterling silver medal with three sides was one of only seventy flown (of 190 minted) on this record-breaking mission, with crewmembers Gerald Carr, William Pogue, and Ed Gibson, that lasted an incredible eighty-four days. The obverse features a large number "3", the astronaut surnames, and three circular icons symbolizing the three major areas of investigation in the mission: a tree representing man's natural environment; a hydrogen atom representing man's exploration of the physical world; and a human silhouette representing mankind. The reverse depicts the Comet Kohoutek with engraved mission dates. The serial number is on the rim along with the sterling and Robbins hallmarks. Tagged by NGC "Ex: Russell L. Schweickart". Rare. A Choice Uncirculated example.

    Included with this lot is a Letter of Certification signed by Rusty Schweickart on his personal letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that silver Skylab 4 Robbins Medallion, serial # 41F, was flown aboard Skylab 4 November 16, 1973 - February 8, 1974 and has been in my personal collection since the mission."


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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