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    Rare flown Gold Robbins medal

    Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-51-D) Flown 10K Gold Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 9F, Directly from the Family Collection of Mission Specialist S. David Griggs, with Letter of Certification. A beautiful 43mm x 39mm gold medal, one of only twelve gold examples flown on the mission with Commander Karol J. Bobko, Pilot Donald E. Williams, Mission Specialist 1 M. Rhea Seddon, Mission Specialist 2 S. David Griggs, Mission Specialist 3 Jeffrey A. Hoffman, Payload Specialist 1 Charles D. Walker, and Payload Specialist 2 Senator Edwin J. Garn (the first sitting member of Congress in space), April 12-19, 1985. The obverse features the flight insignia, a shuttle orbiting the Earth trailing the stars and stripes; the reverse includes the engraved mission dates. The surnames of the crewmembers are featured on both sides. The serial number is found on the rim along with the Gold and Robbins hallmarks. Original case with numbered sticker on the bottom included. A rare opportunity to own a flown gold Robbins. Excellent.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Authenticity from daughters Carre and Alison Griggs stating, in part: "We hereby confirm and certify that this STS 51-D Gold Robbins Medallion, serial number 9F, was flown aboard the STS 51-D Mission April 12-19, 1985... The medallion was acquired through the astronaut flight office by my father, S. David Griggs, who was a Mission Specialist aboard space shuttle Discovery..."


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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