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    Flown more than 34 million miles during 84 days in space

    Skylab III (SL-4) Flown Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 50F, Directly from the Family Collection of Astronaut Wally Schirra. 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, from November 16, 1973 to February 8, 1974. 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. Excellent. Included with this lot will be a signed Certificate of Authenticity from Wally's son, Walter.

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    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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