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    Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-3) Flown Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 16F, Directly from the Family Collection of Astronaut S. David Griggs, with Letter of Certification. This 35mm sterling silver medal, was one of only twenty flown (207 were minted) on Columbia's third orbital test flight with Commander Jack Lousma and Pilot Gordon Fullerton. The obverse features the mission insignia with the shuttle emerging from a star design with the crew's surnames and Columbia around. The reverse includes their full names and the mission information, "March 22, 1982" and "March 30, 1982 / RW17 White Sands, NM". The serial number is found on the rim along with the sterling and Robbins hallmarks. Original case with numbered sticker on the bottom included. Rarely offered. Excellent.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Authenticity from daughter Carre Griggs stating, in part: "I hereby confirm and certify that STS-3 silver Robbins Medallion, serial number 16, was flown aboard the STS-3 mission March 22-March 30, 1982. It was acquired through the astronaut flight office by my father, David Griggs... This medallion has been part of our family's collection of space artifacts and mementos since my father received them after each mission"


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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