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    Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-1) Unflown Silver Robbins Medallion Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander John Young, Serial Number 352, 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.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Authenticity on his personal letterhead. It reads, in full: "I hereby certify that STS 1 silver Robbins Medal, serial number 352, was not flown aboard the mission April 12-14, 1981. However, it is a genuine Robins Medal and has been part of my personal collection since the mission."


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    November, 2013
    1st Friday
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