FLOWN ON SKYLAB I (SL-2). APOLLO ASTRONAUT CHARLES DUKE'S SKYLAB I SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION
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FLOWN ON SKYLAB I (SL-2)
APOLLO ASTRONAUT CHARLES DUKE'S FLOWN SKYLAB I SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION
FLOWN Skylab I Robbins Medallion #42F, NGC MS 63 (certificate number: 3044079-001), sterling silver, 35 mm in diameter. Obverse featuring the mission insignia designed by science fiction artist Frank Kelly Freas, reverse engraved with launch of Skylab, launch of crew, and return of crew dates ("May 14, 1973 | May 25, 1973 | June 22, 1972.") With an Autograph Letter Signed by CHARLES DUKE on his letterhead.
ONE OF ONLY 50 FLOWN OF 300 MINTED
Charlie Duke's provenance letter reads: "I hereby certify that Skylab I (SL-2) Silver Robbins Medal, serial number 42F, was one that was flown aboard the first Skylab mission, May 25-June 22, 1973. As a member of the Astronaut office, I was permitted to purchase this flown medal. It has been in my possession and a part of my personal collection of space artifacts since receiving it shortly after the mission."