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    Large U.S. Flag Flown in Space Aboard Gemini 7, 18" x 12". Placed on mat and framed to 22.5" x 18.5". A metal plaque has been affixed to the lower portion of the frame: "To Joseph D. Garino/ This Flag Carried on Board Gemini VII Spacecraft/ December 4/18, 1965/ Presented by/ Col. Frank Borman, USAF/ Capt. James Lovell, USN" Light foxing in upper areas of flag. Flags of this size that have flown in space rarely appear on the market. Accompanied by a one page, 8" x 10.5", Typed Letter Signed "Frank Borman," to Joe Garino, stating "This American flag was carried aboard Gemini VII..." From the collection of renowned former physical trainer of the astronauts Joe Garino. This lot is accompanied by a signed certificate of authentication from Garino verifying its provenance.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2007
    20th Thursday
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