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    Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-4) Unflown MS65 NGC Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 121, Directly from the Personal Collection of Astronaut Rusty Schweickart, with Signed Letter of Certification. This 50mm x 32mm oval-shaped sterling silver medal is one of 207 minted in commemoration of 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. The first of these Heritage has offered since 2012. Tagged by NGC "Ex: Russell L. Schweickart". A 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 4 Robbins Medallion, serial # 121, 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 4 mission in 1982."


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    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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