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    Skylab II (SL-3) Unflown Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 80, Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander Alan Bean, with Signed LOA. This 35mm sterling silver medal is one of only 159 minted for the Skylab II flight (fifty-five flew), July 28-September 25, 1973, with crewmembers Alan Bean, Jack Lousma, and Owen Garriott. The obverse features the mission insignia depicting 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 mission dates engraved. The serial number is on the rim along with the sterling and Robbins hallmarks. Original case with numbered sticker on the bottom included. Excellent.

    Included with this lot is a handwritten and signed Letter of Authenticity from Bean on his personal letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that the Skylab Mission II silver Robbins medal number 80 has been in my personal collection since returning from my 59 day stay aboard the Skylab Space Station in September 1973. A few years ago I gave the Skylab mission medal to Sue Bean for her personal collection. Alan Bean Skylab II (SL-3) CDR"


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    November, 2015
    6th Friday
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