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    Large U.S. Flag Flown in Space Aboard Gemini 9, 18" x 12". Placed on mat and framed to 23.5" x 19.5". Two metal plaques have been affixed to the frame: "Presented by astronauts/ Lt. Col. Thomas P. Stafford/ Cdr. Eugene A. Cernan" (above) and "To Joseph Garino, Jr./ This Flag Carried in Space/ Aboard Gemini IX/ June 3-6, 1966" (below). Light spotting on flag, possibly from mounting show-through. Flags of this size that have flown in space rarely appear on the market. 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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