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    Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-4) Flown Robbins Silver Medallion, Serial Number 5F, Directly from the Family Collection of Astronaut S. David Griggs, with Letter of Certification. This 50mm x 32mm sterling silver medal is one of twenty-nine flown (196 were minted) on Columbia's fourth orbital test flight with Commander Thomas Mattingly and Pilot Hank Hartsfield. The design features the shuttle, "Columbia," and the surnames of the crew members. The reverse includes their full names around and the engraved launch and landing dates. The serial number is found on the rim along with the sterling and Robbins hallmarks. Original case with numbered sticker on the bottom included. The first flown example from this mission Heritage has 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-4 silver Robbins Medallion, serial number 5, was flown aboard the STS-4 mission June 27-July 4, 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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    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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