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Item 4640 - STS-95 Unflown Robbins Medal Catalog 538 (Oct 2018)

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Unflown sterling silver STS-95 Robbins medal, approximately 1.5″ in diameter, featuring a raised design of the mission insignia on the face. The reverse is engraved with the launch date, "October 29, 1998," and landing date and location, "November 7, 1998, RW 33, KSC, FL." The medal is serial numbered "139" and stamped with the Robbins hallmark on the edge. Condition is mint state, with small spots of tarnishing to the edge. Accompanied by a small plastic box with stiff blue liner, as well as an original Robbins memo allowing for the purchase of an unflown STS-95 medal; a color copy of the mission insignia and description of its meaning are attached. From the collection of a former Robbins Company executive. STS-95 marked Mercury astronaut John Glenn's famous return to space, 36 years after he became the first American to orbit Earth.

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