Jack Swigert’s pair of unflown sterling silver Robbins medals for the Skylab 2 (SLM-1) and Skylab 3 (SLM-2) missions. The Skylab 2 medal, approximately 1.25″ in diameter, features 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, with the medal serial numbered "230" on the edge. The Skylab 3 medal, 1.5″ in diameter, features a raised mission insignia design on the face, and the reverse is engraved with the Skylab launch date July 28, 1973, the landing date of September 25, 1973, and an image of the Skylab space station, with the medal serial numbered "219" on the edge. Both medals are in mint state and include their original matching cases. Accompanied by a signed letter of authenticity from Swigert’s sister, Virginia, in part: “I certify that these Skylab I & II Robbins Medals Unflown, Serial Numbers 278 and 219 are from Jack Swigert’s personal collection.” Also accompanied by a CD-ROM disc that contains an image of Alan Bean posing with these medals at Spacefest 2016.
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