FLOWN ON SKYLAB II (SL-3). APOLLO ASTRONAUT CHARLES DUKE'S SKYLAB II SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION
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FLOWN ON SKYLAB II (SL-3)
APOLLO ASTRONAUT CHARLES DUKE'S FLOWN SKYLAB II SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION
FLOWN Skylab II Robbins Medallion #041F, NGC MS 64 (certificate number: 3044079-002), sterling silver, 35 mm in diameter. Obverse features the mission insignia with Leonardo da Vinci's "Vitruvian Man," reverse bears launch and return dates (7/28/73 | 9/25/73) and a depiction of the Skylab station. With an Autograph Letter Signed by CHARLES DUKE on his letterhead
ONE OF ONLY 55 FLOWN OF 159 MINTED — A WELL-TRAVELED MEDALLION: THIS PIECE TRAVELED NEARLY TWENTY-FIVE MILLION MILES DURING ITS FIFTY-NINE DAYS IN SPACE
Charlie Duke's provenance letter reads: "I hereby certify that Skylab II Silver Robbins Medal, serial number 041F, was one that was flown aboard the second manned Skylab mission, July 28-September 25, 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."