Lot 9483: Unflown sterling silver Skylab 1 Robbins medal, approximately 1.25? in diameter, with a raised design of the mission insignia on the face, and engraved on the reverse with the Skylab launch date of May 14, 1973, the crew launch date of May 25, 1973, and the crew return date of June 22, 1973. The medal is serial numbered "230" on the rim and includes its original matching case. Condition is mint state. Accompanied by a signed letter of provenance from Dave Scott, in part: "I hereby certify that the Skylab I sterling silver medallion number '230' included with this letter...represented the first mission to the United States' first space station, Skylab...I specifically requested the Skylab 1 number '230' included with this letter which has been in my personal collection since returning to Earth." Scott requested number 230 to have a consistent collection and the number represented a Mercedes 230SL for which he had aspirations.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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