DescriptionSpace Shuttle Columbia (STS-1) Unflown Silver Robbins Medallion Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander John Young, Serial Number 337, with Signed LOA. This 39mm diameter sterling silver medal was one of only 359 minted to commemorate the launch of Columbia on the first orbital test flight of the Space Shuttle. The obverse features the mission insignia, the shuttle, and its orbit around the Earth with the ship's name and the surnames of the crew. The reverse includes the names of the crewmembers and the engraved launch and landing dates. 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 Authenticity on his personal letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that STS-1 silver Robbins Medal, serial number 337, is a genuine Robbins Medal. Although it was not flown aboard the mission it is from my personal collection."
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