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    Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-3) Unflown Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 118, Directly from the Personal Collection of Astronaut Bruce McCandless II. This 35mm sterling silver medal, though not flown, is one of 207 minted in commemoration of 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. Excellent.

    Included with this lot is a signed LOC from Bruce McCandless's daughter Tracy McCandless.


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