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FLOWN ON THE SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA–SPACELAB 1 (STS-9). COMMANDER JOHN YOUNG'S STS-9 SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION

From the Collection of a Prominent West Coast Collector

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FLOWN ON THE SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA–SPACELAB 1 (STS-9). COMMANDER JOHN YOUNG'S STS-9 SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION

FLOWN ON THE SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA–SPACELAB 1 (STS-9). COMMANDER JOHN YOUNG'S STS-9 SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION

FROM THE COLLECTION OF A PROMINENT WEST COAST COLLECTOR

FLOWN ON THE SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA–SPACELAB 1 (STS-9)

COMMANDER JOHN YOUNG'S STS-9 FLOWN SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION


FLOWN STS-9 Robbins Medallion #9F, NGC MS 65 (certificate number: 3044096-002), sterling silver, 40 by 35 mm. Obverse features the mission insignia depicting the shuttle in its orbit around the Earth, reverse engraved with launch and return dates ("Nov. 28, 1983 | Dec. 8, 1983 | RW 17 EDWARDS AFB, CA"). With an Autograph Note Signed by JOHN YOUNG on his letterhead. 


ONE OF ONLY 76 FLOWN OF 212 MINTED — COMMANDER JOHN YOUNG'S MEDALLION FROM HIS SIXTH AND LAST SPACEFLIGHT


John Young's provenance letter reads: "I certify that STS-9 Silver Robbins medal #9F was flown aboard the mission." 

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Please note the following amendments to the printed catalogue: Please note that John Young's provenance letter correctly identifies the medallion as #9F, not #3F as stated in the print catalogue.