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

Estimate:

7,000 - 9,000 USD

From the Collection of a Prominent West Coast Collector

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

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

Estimate:

7,000 - 9,000 USD

Lot sold:

8,125

USD

FROM THE COLLECTION OF A PROMINENT WEST COAST COLLECTOR

FLOWN ON THE SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA (STS-1)

COMMANDER JOHN YOUNG'S STS-1 FLOWN SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION


FLOWN STS-1 Robbins Medallion #3F, NGC MS 67 (certificate number: 3044096-001), sterling silver, 37 mm in diameter. Obverse features the mission insignia depicting the shuttle and its orbit around the earth, reverse engraved with launch and return dates ("April 12, 1981 | April 14, 1981 | RW23 EDWARDS AFB"). With an Autograph Letter Signed by JOHN YOUNG on his letterhead. 


ONE OF ONLY 111 FLOWN OF 359 MINTED — THE FIRST ORBITAL SPACEFLIGHT OF NASA'S SPACE SHUTTLE PROGRAM, ORIGINALLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF COMMANDER JOHN YOUNG


John Young's provenance letter reads: "I certify that STS-1 Silver Robbins medal #3F was flown aboard the mission.

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