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    Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-2) Unflown MS67 NGC Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 218, Directly from the Personal Collection of Astronaut Rusty Schweickart, with Signed Letter of Certification. This 35mm sterling silver medal, though not flown, is one of only 251 minted to commemorate this landmark mission, the first re-use of a manned space vehicle. The design features the shuttle, a combined American eagle and flag image, and the surnames of the crew members, Joe Engle and Richard Truly. The reverse includes the crew names and the engraved dates. The serial number is on the rim along with the sterling and Robbins hallmarks. This is the first Robbins from STS-2 that we've offered since 2012. Tagged by NGC "Ex: Russell L. Schweickart". A Superb Gem Uncirculated example.

    Included with this lot is a Letter of Certification signed by Rusty Schweickart on his personal letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that silver STS 2 Robbins Medallion, serial # 218, although unflown, is an authentic Robbins Medallion that I received through the Astronaut Flight Office. It has been in my personal collection since the STS 2 mission in 1981."


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    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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