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    Skylab II (SL-3) Flown Silver Robbins Medallion Directly from the Personal Collection of Astronaut Ron Evans, Serial Number 046F. This stunning 35mm sterling silver medal is in its original plastic case with the "F046" sticker on the bottom. There were just 159 of these sterling silver medallions minted of which only fifty-five flew on the mission with crewmembers Bean, Lousma, and Garriott. The obverse features the mission insignia, Leonardo da Vinci's famous "Vitruvian Man" hovering above a half-Earth/ half-sun disk with the surnames of the crewmembers above and "Skylab II" below. The reverse depicts the Skylab station with the July 28-September 25,1973, mission dates engraved. This medal traveled nearly twenty-five million miles during its fifty-nine days in space. The serial number is on the rim along with the sterling and Robbins hallmarks. Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Certification from Jan Evans (Mrs. Ron Evans) stating, in part: "I certify that the Skylab II (SL-3) silver Robbins Medallion, serial number 046 F, is one that was flown on board the Skylab II spacecraft... This medallion has been with our family since that time."


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