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    Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-33) Unflown Silver Robbins Medallion Directly from the Personal Collection of Astronaut Charlie Duke, Serial Number 136. This 37mm x 47mm (overall) sterling silver medal is in its original issue plastic box. This medallion, though not flown, was one of only 157 made to commemorate the November 22-27, 1989, flight of the Discovery, a classified mission for the Department of Defense. The obverse depicts a powerful, high-tech bald eagle; the reverse includes the engraved mission dates. The surnames of crewmembers Frederick D. Gregory, John E. Blaha, Manly L. Carter, Jr., F. Story Musgrave, and Kathryn C. Thornton are featured on both sides. Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Authenticity from Charles M. Duke, Jr. on his personal letterhead.


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    April, 2009
    1st Wednesday
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